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Il cordoglio del Santo Padre per le vittime dell’alluvione e della frana che hanno colpito la Sierra Leone, 16.08.2017

Pubblichiamo di seguito il telegramma di cordoglio inviato, a nome del Santo Padre Francesco, dal Cardinale Segretario di Stato Pietro Parolin all’Arcivescovo di Freetown, Charles Edward Tamba, per le vittime dell’alluvione e dalla frana che hanno colpito lunedì la capitale della Sierra Leone:



The Right Reverend Charles Edward Tamba
Archbishop of Freetown

        Deeply saddened by the devastating consequences of the mudslide on the outskirts of Freetown, His Holiness Pope Francis assures those who have lost loved ones of his closeness at this difficult time. He prays for all who have died, and upon their grieving families and friends he invokes the divine blessings of strength and consolation. His Holiness likewise expresses his prayerful solidarity with the rescue workers and all involved in providing the much needed relief and support to the victims of this disaster.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State

[01161-EN.01] [Original text: English]