Holy Father ‘close’ to people of Glasgow, Scotland, after helicopter tragedy

Pope Francis has expressed his ‘closeness’ to the people of Glasgow after Friday’s fatal helicopter crash in the city in a message to Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow.

Today rescue and recovery operations at The Clutha pub continue after a Police Scotland aircraft collided with the pub’s roof. The death toll in the incident stands at nine, while emergency services are to carry out further searches of the property after the helicopter was removed by a crane at the site.

Full report today: sconews.co.uk/news/33364/holy-father-close-to-people-of-glasgow-after-helicopter-tragedy/
Report from scene: sconews.co.uk/news/33305/we-pray-for-our-city-of-glasgow-which-is-in-mourning-today/

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.