VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis prays for victims of a powerful earthquake in southern Mexico.
During his weekly general audience on Wednesday, Francis expressed his hand to express his solidarity with Mexico. In his native Spanish, Francis said: “Yesterday, a violent earthquake struck southern Mexico, causing casualties, injuries and massive damage. Let’s pray for them. May the help of God and our brothers give them strength and support. Brothers and sisters, I am very close to you. ‘
At least five people died in the 7.4 earthquake near Huatulco, in southern Mexico.
The Argentine Pope visited Mexico in 2016, the second largest Catholic country in the world.
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