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The Holy Father’s condolences for the victims of the fire in Sejong Hospital, Miryang, South Korea, 27.01.2018

The following is the message of condolences for the victims of the fire which broke out yesterday morning in Sejong Hospital, Miryang, South Korea, sent on behalf of the Holy Father Francis by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin:

Telegram

Deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and of injuries caused by the outbreak of the fire in Sejong Hospital, Miryang, His Holiness Pope Francis expresses heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this tragedy. He prays especially for the repose of the deceased and for the healing of those injured. The Holy Father offers encouragement to the civil authorities and emergency personnel as they assist the victims of this disaster, and upon all he willingly invokes the divine blessings of strength and consolation.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State