Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday. He was a champion against apartheid, served as South Africa’s President following the end of apartheid. He was a champion of the poor and those suffering from HIV/AIDS. The staff of the US Catholic Mission Association mourn his passing and ask you to join with us as we pray the repose of his soul, for his family, and for the people of South Africa during their sorrow.
To see videos from CNN’s coverage of the passing of Nelson Mandela, click here.