What was “most gut-wrenching” was to then catch sight of the remnants of the belongings of families who had lived in those destroyed houses sticking out of the rubble, such as “an article of clothing, a house plant or a child’s backpack.” Another shocking thing was “the strong smell of death” in those neighbourhoods, probably mostly from dead or abandoned animals. - Vatican Radio
It keeps happening.*
Santo Niño de la Pasión,
Have mercy upon us!
*File photo of Gaza child in death.