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Viaggio Apostolico di Sua Santità Francesco in Sri Lanka e Filippine (12-19 gennaio 2015) - Telegrammi a Capi di Stato durante il volo aereo da Roma a Colombo, 13.01.2015


Viaggio Apostolico di Sua Santità Francesco in Sri Lanka e Filippine (12-19 gennaio 2015) - Telegrammi a Capi di Stato durante il volo aereo da Roma a Colombo

Durante il viaggio aereo iniziato ieri sera alle 19 da Roma verso Colombo in Sri Lanka, dove è giunto stamattina poco prima delle ore 9 locali, nel sorvolare l’Albania, la Grecia, la Turchia, l’Iran, gli Emirati Arabi Uniti, l’Oman e l’India, il Santo Padre Francesco ha fatto pervenire ai rispettivi Capi di Stato i seguenti messaggi telegrafici:

Albania

 

HIS EXCELLENCY BUJAR NISHANI

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA

TIRANA

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AS I FLY OVER ALBANIA ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. WITH WARM MEMORIES OF MY RECENT VISIT TO THE COUNTRY, I RENEW THE ASSURANCE OF MY PRAYERS FOR THE NATION AND ITS PEOPLE.

 

FRANCISCUS PP.

 

Grecia

 

HIS EXCELLENCY KAROLOS PAPOULIAS

PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC

ATHENS

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AS I FLY OVER YOUR COUNTRY ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. I ASSURE YOU AND ALL THE CITIZENS OF GREECE OF A REMEMBRANCE IN MY PRAYERS, AND I INVOKE UPON EACH OF YOU GOD’S ABUNDANT BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND JOY.

 

FRANCISCUS PP.

 

Turchia

 

HIS EXCELLENCY RECEP TAYYİP ERDOĞAN

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

ANKARA

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AS I FLY OVER TURKEY ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. WITH WARM MEMORIES OF MY RECENT VISIT TO THE COUNTRY, I RENEW THE ASSURANCE OF MY PRAYERS FOR THE NATION AND ITS PEOPLE.

 

FRANCISCUS PP.

 

Iran

 

HIS EMINENCE AYATOLLAH ALI HOSEINI-KHAMENEI

SUPREME LEADER OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

TEHRAN

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AS I FLY OVER IRAN ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. I ASSURE YOU OF MY PRAYERS FOR THE NATION AND ITS PEOPLE, INVOKING UPON YOU THE ALMIGHTY’S BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY.

 

FRANCISCUS PP.

 

Emirati Arabi Uniti

 

HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN ZAYID BIN SULTAN AL-NAHYAN

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ABU DHABI

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR HIGHNESS AS I FLY OVER THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. I ASSURE YOU OF MY PRAYERS FOR THE EMIRATES AND THEIR PEOPLE, INVOKING UPON YOU THE ALMIGHTY’S BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY.

 

FRANCISCUS PP.

 

Oman

 

HIS MAJESTY QABOOS BIN SAID AL-SAID

SULTAN OF OMAN

MUSCAT

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR MAJESTY AS I FLY OVER OMAN ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. I ASSURE YOU OF MY PRAYERS FOR THE SULTANATE AND ITS PEOPLE, INVOKING UPON YOU THE ALMIGHTY’S BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY.

 

FRANCISCUS PP.

 

India

 

HIS EXCELLENCY PRANAB MUKHERJEE

PRESIDENT OF INDIA

NEW DELHI

 

I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AS I FLY OVER INDIA ON MY WAY TO SRI LANKA AND THE PHILIPPINES. I ASSURE YOU OF MY PRAYERS FOR THE COUNTRY AND ITS PEOPLE, INVOKING UPON ALL OF YOU THE ALMIGHTY’S BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY.

FRANCISCUS PP.

[00043-02.01] [Original text: English]

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