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Il cordoglio del Santo Padre per le vittime del terremoto avvenuto al confine tra l’Iraq e l’Iran, 13.11.2017


 

Riportiamo di seguito i messaggi di cordoglio per le vittime del terremoto che ha colpito nella nottata di ieri le popolazioni al confine tra l’Iraq e l’Iran, inviati a nome dal Santo Padre Francesco dal Segretario di Stato Cardinale Pietro Parolin:

 

Messaggio - Iraq:

His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the severe earthquake which has struck Iraq, and he assures all affected by this tragedy of his prayerful solidarity. In expressing his sorrow to all who mourn the loss of their loved ones, he offers his prayers for the deceased and commends them to the mercy of the Almighty. Upon the injured and the emergency and civil authorities engaged in rescue and recovery efforts, His Holiness invokes the divine blessings of consolation and strength.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

Messaggio - Iran:

His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the severe earthquake which has struck Iran, and he assures all affected by this tragedy of his prayerful solidarity. In expressing his sorrow to all who mourn the loss of their loved ones, he offers his prayers for the deceased and commends them to the mercy of the Almighty. Upon the injured and the emergency and civil authorities engaged in rescue and recovery efforts, His Holiness invokes the divine blessings of consolation and strength.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

[01699-EN.01] [Original text: English]

[B0786-XX.01]