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Argentine President Expresses Condolences to Pope

Bergoglio y Kirchner – en

© presidencia.gov.ar

Vatican Radio - published on 08/21/14 - updated on 06/07/17

Nephew remains in critical condition following accident that killed wife, kids.

 Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has expressed condolences to Pope Francis for the tragic accident which claimed the lives of three of the Pope's family members in Argentina.

The Vatican Press Office said Fernández called the Pope Wednesday to convey her personal sorrow and that of the Argentinian people for the Pontiff’s loss.

One of Pope Francis’ 16 nephews and nieces was involved in a traffic accident which claimed the life of his nephew’s wife and two infant children.

The nephew remains in critical condition.

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