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Rescue workers search for survivors in a collapsed house in Moulay Brahim, in Morocco's Al Haouz province, on Sept. 9, 2023, after an earthquake. Morocco's deadliest earthquake in decades has killed at least 1,000 people, officials said on Sept. 9. Credit: Fadel Senna/AFP via Getty Images

Morocco’s Deadly Earthquake: Pope Francis Offers Country “prayerful communion”

Sep 9, 2023

Pope Francis has offered Morocco “prayerful communion” following the Friday, September 8 deadly earthquake that, according to media reports, has left at least 1,300 people dead, and caused widespread damage in and around the Northern African nation’s city of Marrakesh.