Chilean fire victims receive papal message of condolence
Catholic World News - April 15, 2014
Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence to the victims of a fire that spread through Valparaiso, Chile, killing at least 12 people and driving 10,000 from their homes.
In a message conveyed by the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Holy Father encouraged relief efforts and expressed “his spiritual closeness to all the inhabitants, raising prayers for the eternal repose of the souls of the victims of this grave disaster, and sharing in the sorrow of those who have lost their homes and property.”
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