Telegram of the Holy Father, signed by the Cardinal Secretary of State, for the victims of the air crash in Nepal, 16.01.2023
The following is the telegram of condolence for the victims of the air crash that occurred yesterday in Pokhara, Nepal, sent on behalf of the Holy Father Francis by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to the President of Nepal, Her Excellency Ms. Bidya Devi Bhandari:
HER EXCELLENCY BIDYA DEVI BHANDARI
PRESIDENT OF NEPAL
SADDENED BY THE CRASH OF THE YETI AIRLINES AIRCRAFT NEAR POKHARA, HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS SENDS HIS CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND TO ALL AFFECTED BY THIS TRAGEDY, TOGETHER WITH HIS PRAYERS FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN THE RECOVERY EFFORTS. COMMENDING THE SOULS OF THE DECEASED TO THE MERCY OF THE ALMIGHTY, HIS HOLINESS INVOKES UPON THOSE WHO MOURN THEIR LOSS THE DIVINE BLESSINGS OF HEALING AND PEACE.
CARDINAL PIETRO PAROLIN
SECRETARY OF STATE