Friday, October 02, 2009

Papal condolences for Indonesian quake victims

Catholic Culture-News Briefs
October 02, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI has sent his condolences and the promise of his prayers to the people of Indonesia after a devastating series of earthquakes there. The Pope's message-- conveyed in a telegram to Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, the apostolic nuncio to Indonesia, and signed by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone in the Pope's name-- encourages relief workers and conveys prayers for "eternal rest upon the deceased and divine strength and consolation on all who are suffering."
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Telegram for Victims of Indonesian Earthquakes (VIS)

See also from Zenit, "Pope Offers Prayers for Indonesian Quake Victims."


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