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Pope sends condolences over Ethiopian crash

AP  |  Addis Ababa 

Pope has sent his condolences to the families of the victims of the plane crash in

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's secretary of state, said in a statement Monday that the pope was sad to learn about the crash and "offers prayers for the deceased from various countries and commends their souls to the mercy of Almighty God."

The statement said, "Pope sends heartfelt condolences to their families, and upon all who mourn this tragic loss he invokes the divine blessings of consolation and strength.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 19:17 IST
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