Papal telegram to new Italian president
February 02, 2015
Pope Francis sent a telegram of good wishes to Sergio Mattarella on January 31, the day of his election by parliament as Italian president.
The Pontiff prayed that the 73-year-old president would undertake “enlightened action in the promotion of the common good, in line with the authentic human and spiritual values of the Italian people.”
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- Telegramma del Santo Padre Francesco al neo-eletto Presidente della Repubblica Italiana, On. Sergio Mattarella (Holy See Press Office)
- Pope sends telegram to new Italian president (Vatican Radio)
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