Quake: papal almoner attends funeral

To distribute rosaries from pope to victims' families

(ANSA) - Amatrice, August 30 - Papal Almoner Konrad Krajewski attended the funeral of the victims of the recent earthquake in central Italy in Amatrice on Tuesday at the request of Pope Francis.
    Bishop of Rieti Monsignor Domenico Pompili said Krajewski would distribute rosaries from the pope for all the families of victims. The mass funeral for 37 of the 292 victims of the 6.2 magnitude earthquake was held in the village of Amatrice, which sustained by far the greatest losses with 231 confirmed dead.
   

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