The Edmonton victims were of Iranian descent, and their lives were recalled by family and friends at the memorial, which included Persian poetry and song.
In response to the U.S. attack that killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran has announced it will enrich uranium beyond the restrictions of the 2015 nuclear deal.
On “Inside the Vatican” this week, hosts Colleen Dulle and Gerard O’Connell discuss the Holy See's reaction to the U.S. drone strike that claimed the life of Qassim Soleimani and look back at the similarities between this attack and the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
The pope also addressed the political crises in Latin America, including Venezuela, where he said he hoped "efforts to seek solutions will continue."
The statement from Archbishop Gomez comes five days after the U.S. launched a drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad.