- Jul 12, 2020
Tributes from business leaders and politicians alike described Jennifer Riordan — the 43-year-old passenger who died April 17 from injuries suffered on Southwest Flight 1380 when its engine exploded — as a devoted mother, community leader, mentor and volunteer.
A delegation from the Chapecoense soccer club met with Pope Francis during his general audience on Wednesday. Most of the team’s staff and players were killed last November in a plane crash in Colombia. The Brazilians are in Rome to play A.S. Roma, in a charity match to raise funds for the club’s rebuilding, and the pope asked them to communicate the “sweetness of God’s love.”