Pope sends comfort and aid to gypsy family after tragic blaze

Posted May 10, 2017 2:52 pm by Editor

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence and comfort to the family of three gypsy sisters who died in Rome as their camper/home burst into flames as they slept.

The three Halilovic sisters, aged 4, 8 and 20, were killed but their parents and eight other siblings who were piled in the camper managed to escape the blaze.

The Holy See Press Office said that the Pope sent Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, the Almoner of the Papal Charity, to visit the surviving members of the Halilovic family and to bring them aid.

Prosecutors have reportedly opened an arson investigation into the

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