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Pope Francis prays for Mexico after earthquake

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 00:51

Speaking at his weekly general audience, Pope Francis said he is praying for Mexico after a powerful earthquake hit several states on Tuesday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Pope Francis expressed his closeness on Wednesday (September 20) to the Mexican population after the country suffered a major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 which killed over 200 people in several states and toppled buildings in the heavily populated capital. Speaking at the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Pope Francis said the earthquake had "devastated" Mexico and that his thoughts and prayers went to the families of those who had lost loved ones and to the rescue workers who were still trying to pull people from the rubble.

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Pope Francis prays for Mexico after earthquake

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 00:51