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Telegram of condolences for the victims of the tragic road accident near Lima, Peru, 04.01.2018

The following is the telegram of condolences for the victims of the tragic road accident which took place last Tuesday at Pasamayo, near Lima, Peru, sent on behalf of the Holy Father Francis by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin.

 

Telegram

THE HOLY FATHER, DEEPLY SADDENED AT THE TRAGIC NEWS OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT WHICH OCCURRED IN PASAMAYO, CLAIMING MANY VICTIMS, OFFERS PRAYERS FOR THE ETERNAL REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF THE DECEASED.

I ASK YOUR EXCELLENCY TO CONVEY HIS HOLINESS’ CONDOLENCES, ALONG WITH EXPRESSIONS OF CONSOLATION TO THE RELATIVES WHO MOURN SUCH A PAINFUL LOSS, AS WELL AS THEIR SPIRITUAL CLOSENESS TO THE WOUNDED, WHILE ASKING THE LORD TO POUR UPON THEM ALL THE GIFTS OF SPIRITUAL SERENITY AND CHRISTIAN HOPE; AS A PLEDGE HE IMPARTS HIS HEARTFELT APOSTOLIC BLESSING.

CARDINAL PIETRO PAROLIN
SECRETARY OF STATE OF HIS HOLINESS