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Pope Francis sends Telegrams to Heads of States

By February 19, 2016 No Comments

As a usual tradition the Holy Father have sent a telegram to the Presidents of the countries that his plane flew over on his way back to Rome from his just concluded six (6) days Apostolic Journey to Mexico. These nations include Mexico, the United States, Portugal, Spain, and Italy, he invoked God’s divine and abundant blessings upon them and their countries.
Below are the Telegrams:
MEXICO
HIS EXCELLENCY ENRIQUE PENA NIETO
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED MEXICAN STATES
MEXICO CITY
AS I DEPART FROM MEXICO, I EXTEND TO YOU, THE GOVERNMENT AND ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE NATION MY HEARTFELT GRATITUDE FOR YOUR WARM WELCOME AND EVERY KINDNESS SHOWN TO ME DURING MY VISIT. I RENEW TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AND THE ENTIRE COUNTRY THE ASSURANCE OF MY PRAYERS FOR PEACE AND UNITY.
FRANCIS PP
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
THE HONORABLE BARACK H. OBAMA
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
WASHINGTON
I EXTEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOU AS I FLY OVER THE COUNTRY ON MY WAY HOME FROM MEXICO.  RENEWING THE ASSURANCE OF MY PRAYERS FOR YOU AND ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, I INVOKE UPON YOU ABUNDANT DIVINE BLESSINGS.
FRANCIS PP
PORTUGAL
 
HIS EXCELLENCY ANIBAL CAVACO SILVA
PRESIDENT OF THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC
LISBON
I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR EXCELLENCY AS I FLY OVER
PORTUGAL ON MY WAY BACK FROM MEXICO. I ASSURE YOU AND ALL THE PEOPLE
OF THE NATION OF A REMEMBRANCE IN MY PRAYERS, AND I INVOKE UPON EACH
OF YOU GOD’S BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND JOY.
FRANCIS PP
 
SPAIN
 
HIS MAJESTY FELIPE VI
KING OF SPAIN
ZARZUELA PALACE
MADRID
I SEND CORDIAL GREETINGS TO YOUR MAJESTY AND THE ROYAL FAMILY AS
I FLY OVER SPAIN ON MY WAY BACK FROM MEXICO. I ASSURE YOU AND ALL THE
PEOPLE OF THE NATION OF A REMEMBRANCE IN MY PRAYERS, AND I INVOKE
UPON EACH OF YOU GOD’S BLESSINGS OF PEACE AND JOY.
 
ITALY
A SUA ECCELLENZA
ON. SERGIO MATTARELLA
PRESIDENTE  DELLA  REPUBBLICA ITALIANA
PALAZZO  DEL  QUIRINALE                        00187   ROMA
AL RIENTRO DAL VIAGGIO APOSTOLICO IN MESSICO, DOVE HO POTUTO INCONTRARE NUMEROSI FEDELI E RAPPRESENTANTI DI QUELLE CARE POPOLAZIONI AMMIRANDONE LA FEDE E IL DESIDERIO DI CRESCITA SPIRITUALE E SOCIALE, ESPRIMO A LEI, SIGNOR PRESIDENTE, IL MIO CORDIALE SALUTO ED ASSICURO UNA SPECIALE PREGHIERA PER IL BENE, LA SERENITA’ E LA PROSPERITA’ DELLA DILETTA NAZIONE ITALIANA, ALLA QUALE INVIO LA  MIA AFFETTUOSA BENEDIZIONE
FRANCISCUS PP.

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