The Pontiff turned to social media to share his condolences on the death of Alfie Evans
Via Twitter, the Pontiff expressed his sadness, saying he was “deeply moved” by the death of the toddler, and that he was praying specially for Alfie’s parents.
Pope Francis has been following the case with particular attention. Last week, he met with Thomas Evans, Alfie’s father, and had also expressed in repeated occassions the desire that Alfie Evans be brought to the Vatican’s pedriatic hospital, Bambino Gesù, to be cared for.
The Pope tweeted his condolences after Mr. Evans revealed his son had “lain down his shield” early this morning.
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