Catholic World News

Papal condolences for Moscow bomb victims

January 25, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message of sympathy to the families of victims of a January 24 suicide bombing in Moscow’s airport.

The Pope’s message, conveyed in a telegram to Russian President Dimitri Medvedev, voices his “profound suffering and firm condemnation at this serious act of violence,” and promises his prayers for the victims and their families.

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