Nepal: condolences for the victims of the plane crash
Telegram on behalf of the Holy Father Francis
We publish below the telegram of condolence for the victims of yesterday’s plane crash in Pokhara, Nepal, sent – on behalf of the Holy Father Francis – by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to the President of Nepal, H.E. Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari:
HER EXCELLENCY BIDYA DEVI BHANDARI
PRESIDENT OF NEPAL
SADDENED BY THE CRASH OF THE YETI AIRLINES AIRCRAFT NEAR POKHARA, HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS SENDS HIS CONDOLENCES TO YOU AND TO ALL AFFECTED BY THIS TRAGEDY, TOGETHER WITH HIS PRAYERS FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN THE RECOVERY EFFORTS. COMMENDING THE SOULS OF THE DECEASED TO THE MERCY OF THE ALMIGHTY, HIS HOLINESS INVOKES UPON THOSE WHO MOURN THEIR LOSS THE DIVINE BLESSINGS OF HEALING AND PEACE.