Francis Remains Silent on the Nice Attacks in His Angelus Address

Usually, at the Angelus/Regina Caeli sung each Sunday on St. Peter’s Square, the bishop of Rome mentions some important events of the past week that are of his concern.

Today, Francis remained absolutely silent about the most terrifying event of the week for Catholics, the terrorist attack in Nice, which victimized three Catholics, are new Martyrs Nadine Devillers, 60; Vincent Loquès, 45; and Simone Barreto Silva, 44. His secretary of state had sent to the bishop one of those messages of formality on the very day of the incident, but many were surprised by the complete absence of any reference this Sunday.

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