Pope prays for victims of devastating Papua New Guinea earthquake
Porgera, Papua New Guinea, Mar 6, 2018 / 01:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis is praying for all those affected by a major earthquake in Papua New Guinea this week, offering his condolences in a telegram on Tuesday.
The telegram, sent by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, expressed the Holy Father’s closeness in prayer to all those who are suffering in the southwestern Pacific nation.
“It was with great sadness that His Holiness Pope Francis learned of the tragic loss of life following the recent earthquake in Papua New Guinea,” the telegram said. “Commending the souls of the deceased to the