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Pope grieving for victims of quakes in Turkey and Syria

Thursday, February 9th, 2023

Pope Francis says he is deeply saddened to learn of the huge loss of life caused by a powerful earthquake that has struck south-eastern Turkey and north-western Syria. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of the neighbouring countries early Monday morning, toppling hundreds of buildings and killing thousands of people. Hundreds are still believed Read more