Pope Francis urges mafia to repent - Tucson News Now

Pope Francis urges mafia to repent

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(Source: Reuters) (Source: Reuters)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Pope Francis has a message for themafia.

He said in a speech today if they repent, there'sstill time for them to not go to Hell.

He attended a prayer vigil Friday near Rome for families of people killed by the mafia, according to the BBC.

The vigil was organized by a groupaiming to show the Roman Catholic church's opposition to organized crime.

In front of the 842 people at thevigil, he addressed the mafia and said, "Blood-stained money,blood-stained power, you can't bring it with you to your next life. Repent."

Read the full story from the BBC here.

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