“Let’s go forward; there is always a future,” the pope said. “There are many who have left us, many who fell here, under the rubble.”
“From the first moment, I felt that I needed to come to you. Simply to express my closeness to you, nothing more. And I pray, pray for you. Solidarity and prayer: This is my offering to you.”
“I didn’t want to be a bother, so I let a little time pass, so that some things could be resolved, like the school"