Pope Francis says he's pained by deaths in Colombia, the Mediterranean

Posted January 22, 2019 6:45 pm by Editor

Pope Francis says he's pained by deaths in Colombia, the Mediterranean

VATICAN – When Pope Francis led the recitation of the Angelus prayer Jan. 20, he told the crowd in St. Peter’s Square that he had “two pains in my heart: Colombia and the Mediterranean.””I want to assure the Colombian people of my closeness after the serious terrorist attack” Jan. 17 outside the national police academy in Bogota.Police said the suicide car-bomb attack left at least 20 people dead and more than 60 injured. The National Liberation Army (ELN) later claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was in retaliation for the government violating a cease-fire agreement by attacking rebel camps.”I

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