26 February 2023 | Angelus


Saint Peter's Square

After the Angelus

Dear brothers and sisters!

This morning I learned with pain of the shipwreck that took place on the
Calabrian coast, near Crotone. Forty dead have already been recovered,
including many children. I pray for each of them, for the missing and for the
other surviving migrants. I thank those who have brought help and those who
are welcoming. May Our Lady support these brothers and sisters of ours. And
let’s not forget the tragedy of the war in Ukraine, already a year of war. And let’s
not forget the pain of the Syrian and Turkish people for the earthquake. […]