Thursday, February 15, 2018

Condolences to Parkland, Florida (USA)

The Holy Father, Pope Francis has sent a telegram of condolence for victims of an attack that took place yesterday in Florida (USA) inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, located north of Miami.

The telegram, which was signed by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Secretary of State, was sent in the name of the Holy Father to the Archbishop of Miami, His Excellency, Thomas Gerard Wenski.

Telegram of Condolence of His Holiness, Pope Francis
for victims of an attack in Parkland, Florida (USA)

The Most Reverend Thomas Gerard Wenski
Archbishop of Miami

His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Assuring all those affected by this devastating attack of his spiritual closeness, he prays that Almighty God may grant eternal rest to the dead and healing and consolation to the wounded and those who grieve. With the hope that such senseless acts of violence may cease, Pope Francis invokes upon all of you the divine blessings of peace and strength.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

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