Bishops offer condolences on death of cricketer Phillip Hughes

28/11/2014

CathNews Article
“The death of Phillip Hughes, a talented 25-year-old cricketer, reminds us that life is at once precious and fragile” – Australian Catholic Bishops.

From CathNews

The Australian Catholic Bishops say they are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, 25, who died yesterday two days after being struck by a ball during a Sheffield Shield match.

We have prayed for the young Australian cricketer and for the extended Hughes family, cricket colleagues and friends, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said in a statement.

Our thoughts also go out to NSW paceman Sean Abbott. We are aware of his trauma and assure him of our prayerful support and that of the Catholic community.

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