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Pope offers condolences at death of Cuban activist

July 25, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message of condolence on the deaths of Cuban human-rights activists Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero, who were killed in a car crash on July 22.

Voicing his regret at the “tragic episode,” the Pope offered “his heartfelt condolences and spiritual closeness” to the families of the victims.


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