UPDATE: At his weekly general audience on Wednesday, the Holy Father said:
"I thank you for the prayers and condolences for what happened in my family. Even the Pope has a family. We are 5 siblings, I have 16 nieces and nephews. One of these nephews had a car accident. His wife died as well as two young children; one was 2 years old and the other only a few months old. And he right now is in critical condition. I thank you so much, so much, for your condolences and prayers."
Pope Francis is "deeply saddened" on hearing the news that three of his relatives have died in a car accident in Argentina, according to Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi.
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