Monday, 21 May 2012

Praying for the earthquake victims in Italy

The BBC reported the quake yesterday saying
An earthquake in northern Italy has killed at least seven people and caused serious damage to buildings in several towns, local officials say. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck in the middle of the night, about 35km (22 miles) north of the city of Bologna. The tremor caused "significant damage to the cultural heritage" of Emilia Romagna region, the government said.
Today we pray for those who have died and their families who grieve for them.
We pray for those who are injured, for their healing and ongoing recovery.
We pray for those who have lost their homes, for them to be cared for.
We pray for everyone affected, for their ongoing safety.

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