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The Holy Father Francis’ condolences for the railway accident in Pioltello, Milan, 25.01.2018

The following is the telegram of condolences for the railway accident which occurred today in Pioltello, Milan, sent on behalf of the Holy Father Francis by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, to the Metropolitan Archbishop of Milan, H.E. Msgr. Mario Delpini:

 

Telegram

PROFOUNDLY SADDENED BY THE GRAVE RAIL ACCIDENT WHICH TOOK PLACE IN PIOLTELLO, THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS EXPRESSES HIS WHOLEHEARTED PARTICIPATION IN THE GRIEF OF THOSE AFFECTED BY THE DRAMATIC EVENT AND, AS HE ASSURES HIS FERVENT PRAYERS FOR THE ETERNAL REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF THE TRAGICALLY DECEASED, HE OFFERS HIS EARNEST WISHES FOR THE RAPID RECOVERY OF THE WOUNDED PASSENGERS, AND SENDS HIS HEARTFELT APOSTOLIC BLESSING.

CARDINAL PIETRO PAROLIN, SECRETARY OF STATE OF HIS HOLINESS