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Bus carrying WYD pilgrims crashes in French Guiana; one dead, several injured

July 18, 2013

At least one person was killed, and several others seriously injured, when a bus carrying pilgrims to World Youth Day (WYD) celebrations in Brazil crashed in French Guiana.

Pope Francis sent a message promising his prayers and expression his “deepest sympathy” for the accident victims, and his support for the rescue workers who came to their aid.


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