The Pope Prays for Mexico As Another Earthquake Strikes The Country – Perspectives Daily
Greeting the pilgrims who gathered at St. Peter’s Square for his weekly general audience, the Pope reflected on the virtue of Hope and offering his guidance and encouragement to young people saying: “Wherever the Lord has planted you, stand firm in hope; never lose heart”. Here now is the summary.
Immediately after his catechesis, the Pope expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico, after the country was hit by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake yesterday, that killed more than 240 people. This catastrophe added to the anguish of the Mexican people who just suffered a magnitude 8.1 earthquake 12 days earlier