Budapest, January 25 (MTI) – Pope Francis has expressed his condolences to everyone affected by a Hungarian bus accident near Verona last Friday, including the families of the victims and those injured.
The telegram forwarded by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to MTI on Wednesday states that the Pope was deeply saddened to hear about the bus accident that claimed the lives of 16 Hungarians and caused serious injuries to several others.
Pope Francis said he would pray for the injured and for everyone affected by the tragedy, trusting that they recover and find solace during the time of sadness.
He said he would ask the blessing of God for the entire community of the Szinyei Merse Pál secondary school in Budapest and all mourners.
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