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The Holy Father’s condolences for the victims of the rail accident in Yilan County, Taiwan, 22.10.2018

The following is the telegram of condolences for the victims of the rail accident that occurred yesterday in the north-eastern Yilan County in Taiwan, sent by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin on behalf of the Holy Father Francis:



His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the train derailment in Yilan County, and he assures you and all those affected by this tragedy of his solidarity and concern. Remembering in his prayers the deceased and those who mourn their loss, His Holiness invokes the divine blessings of healing, strength and peace upon the injured and their loved ones, as well as the civil authorities and emergency personnel.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Secretary of State