The Vatican released the following message this evening following the massive tornado that struck Oklahoma yeserday.
Message sent through the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington to the Most Reverend Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City
(21 May 2013)
The Holy Father has followed with deep concern the aftermath of the devastating tornado which has struck Oklahoma and he asks you convey to the entire community the assurance of his solidarity and closeness in prayer. Conscious of the tragic loss of life and the immensity of the work of rebuilding that lies ahead, he asks Almighty God to grant eternal rest to the departed, comfort to the afflicted, and strength and hope to the...READ MORE