Joe Raedle
Candles and a Mary statue are placed on the beach near where search-and-rescue operations continue at the site of the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 25 in Surfside, Florida. Search-and-rescue efforts continue with crews from across Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Pope Francis offered his prayers to the affected community on June 26.

Pope Francis ‘offers heartfelt prayer that Almighty God will grant eternal peace to those who have died, comfort to those who mourn their loss, and strength to all those affected by this immense tragedy,’ the Vatican stated. Catholics are among the missing.

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