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Bodies of relatives of Pope Francis killed in car crash loded on plane in Argentina

Pope thanks people for prayers for his family after deadly crash

August 20, 2014 VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Pope Francis, in mourning for the deaths of his nephew’s wife and two small children, thanked people at his weekly general audience Aug. 20 for their prayers. After each of the priests who translate the pope’s words offered him condolences for the tragedy that struck his family, Pope Francis explained…

Marquette University alum James Foley killed in Syria

Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist, his family

August 20, 2014 ROCHESTER, N.H. (CNS) – In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray for their son, who at that time had disappeared in Syria. Before Diane and John Foley had confirmation that spring that their son was missing, Diane said she…

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