Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Condolences to Iran

A telegram of condolence has been sent in the name of the Holy Father who is praying for victims of flooding that has taken place in various regions of Iran in recent days.

Telegram of Condolence

His Holiness, Pope Francis was saddened to learn of the loss of life, injury and damage caused by floods afflicting various regions of Iran, and he has asked me to convey his heartfelt solidarity with all those who have been affected. His Holiness commends the souls of the deceased to the love of the Merciful One, and invokes divine blessings of consolation and strength on those who are grieving. Praying for the emergency personnel and all the efforts to provide relief, he entrusts the people of Iran to the providence of the Almighty.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

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