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Vatican responds to handwritten letters from kids in Uvalde

The kids wrote letters to the Vatican and the Pope responded.

UVALDE, Texas — The Vatican responded to personally-delivered letters written by the youngsters in Uvalde following the lethal capturing at Robb Elementary School.

The letters got here from college students on the Sacred Heart Catholic School, which quite a few college students from Robb transferred following the capturing, in accordance to the Catholic Extension, which helped college students financially give you the option to switch to the college. 

The letters are illustrations of the youngsters’s emotions in their very own phrases. Noah, who wrote a letter and is a capturing sufferer, informed the pope that he feels “safe and loved” in his new faculty — Sacred Heart Catholic School.

The Sacred Heart Catholic School librarian, Sister Maria Luisa Aldape, stated, “We have invited the youngsters to write to you and share with you their ache and their hopes for the longer term. Some bear the scars on their flesh and all in their hearts.”

The Vatican responded saying, “His Holiness will bear in mind the scholars, their households and all of these struggling from the current act of violence in Uvalde.”   

“We thank His Holiness for keeping the suffering children and families of Uvalde, Texas in his prayers, especially those who lost loved ones in this senseless act of violence,” stated Father Jack Wall, president of Catholic Extension. “These letters written by Sacred Heath Catholic school students symbolize their pain and hopes for their future as they continue to grieve the loss of life and innocence that struck their community.”   

The Catholic Extension stated they offered monetary help for greater than 30 college students who had been closest to the tragedy. 

In an announcement offered Wednesday, San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller expressed thanks to the pope for his response, in addition to the “love, attention, solidarity and encouragement” exhibits to Uvalde. 

“We are aware of the many difficult situations around the world with which he is concerned, and those suffering in Uvalde are connected spiritually with Pope Francis,” Garcia-Siller’s assertion goes on to say. “We are uplifted by his expressions of compassion.”

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