The shooting brought about contentious speculation and uncomfortable questions.
"Once the girls arrive, we are responsible for them."
"There's a lot of suffering going on, and we're continuing to pray."
"We only pray that the situation can be calm and peaceful."
Pope Francis offered a short reflection on the day's Gospel reading.
"It seemed impossible for us to revive this patient."
"We believe that the best way to resolve our differences is to hold a new election."
Education, he said, should not be a matter of luck but should be a right.
"These are destitute hurricane refugees with no stoves, no homes, groceries and no means of providing for themselves."
"My whole life suffered, my children suffered, and this had a huge impact on my life"