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Il cordoglio del Santo Padre per la morte di Boutros Boutros-Ghali, già Segretario Generale dell’ONU, 17.02.2016


Riportiamo di seguito il testo del telegramma che il Cardinale Segretario di Stato Pietro Parolin ha inviato – a nome del Santo Padre Francesco - al Segretario Generale delle Nazioni Unite per la morte di Boutros Boutros-Ghali, già Segretario Generale dell’ONU:

Telegramma

His Excellency Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations
New York

His Holiness Pope Francis was saddened to learn of the death of former Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, and he extends heartfelt condolences to you and your colleagues at the United Nations Organization. Recalling Mr Boutros-Ghali’s generous service to his country and to the international community, His Holiness offers the assurance of his prayers for the late Secretary-General’s eternal rest, and he invokes the divine blessings of peace and strength upon the members of his family and all who mourn his loss.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

[00283-EN.01] [Original text: English]