Prayers across Netherlands for Ukraine crash dead

July 20, 2014 9:38 AM

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Worshippers at church services across the Netherlands prayed Sunday for the victims of the Ukraine air disaster and their next of kin, as anger built over the separatist rebels' hindering of the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

The chairman of the Dutch Bishops Conference, Cardinal Wim Eijk, called on church-goers to "pray for strength and courage for the relatives" at services.

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