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The Holy Father’s condolences for the victims of the earthquake in Taiwan, 07.02.2018

The following is the message of condolences for the victims of the earthquake that struck yesterday in the port city of Hwalien, Taiwan, sent on behalf of the Holy Father Francis by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to H.E. Msgr. Philip Huang Chao-ming, bishop of Hwalien.



The Most Reverend Philip Huang Chao-ming

Bishop of Hwalien

His Holiness Pope Francis wishes to express his solidarity with all those affected by the earthquakes in Taiwan these past days, and he offers the assurance of his prayers for those who have lost their lives and for those who have been injured. As he encourages the civil authorities and emergency personnel engaged in rescue efforts, His Holiness willingly invokes upon all the Taiwanese people the divine blessings of strength and peace.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State