Papal condolences following plane crash in Colombia
November 30, 2016
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has two telegrams of condolence on Pope Francis’s behalf following the crash in Colombia of an airplane carrying members of Brazil’s soccer team.
The telegrams, sent to prelates in Colombia and Brazil, expressed the Pope’s prayers for the repose of the souls of the victims as well as his prayers for, and closeness to, the survivors and others affected by the tragedy.
- Il cordoglio del Santo Padre per le vittime dell’incidente aereo in Colombia (Holy See Press Office)
- Pope Francis sends condolences following Columbia plane crash (Vatican Radio)
- LaMia Airlines Flight 2933 (Wikipedia)
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