Pope to preside over prayer vigil for Mafia victims
Catholic World News - March 17, 2014
Pope Francis will preside over a prayer vigil for victims of Mafia violence.
The vigil will take place at a Roman parish, the Church of St. Gregory VII, on March 21.
“For the families of innocent victims, this meeting with the Pope is a gift,” said Father Luigi Ciotti, president of the Libera Foundation, an anti-Mafia association.
“The availability of the Pope to accompany these family members in this moment, laden with suffering but also marked by hope, is a sign of attention and sensitivity, which they seized from the first moment,” he added, according to a Vatican Radio report.
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