Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Condolences to Albania

A telegram of condolence was sent today by the Cardinal Secretary of State, in the name of the Holy Father, Pope Francis for the victims of an earthquake that struck yesterday in Albania.

Telegram of Condolence

His Excellency Ilir Meta
President of the Republic of Albania

His Holiness Pope Francis sends heartfelt condolences to Your Excellency and to the families of those who have died following the earthquake that struck your country. Commending the souls of the deceased to God’s mercy, he assures the injured and all those affected by this disaster of his closeness in prayer. Upon the emergency personnel in their relief efforts, His Holiness invokes blessings of strength, and he entrusts the people of Albania to the loving providence of the Almighty.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

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