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Pope Francis Praises ‘Exemplary Witness’ of Italian Ambassador Killed in Congo

Stations of the cross

Vatican Media.
Pope Francis and a cross during the Stations of the Cross at the Coliseum in Rome, Italy, April 3, 2015.

The U.N. announced on Feb. 23 that it would be leading an investigation into the attack, which occurred close to Congo’s Virunga National Park, where many rebel groups are active.