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Pope Sends Telegram for Victims of Landslide in a Mine in Gbanipea, Liberia

Holy Father Prays for Consolation of the Affected, Invokes Abundant Blessings

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Pope Francis has sent his condolences for victims of the landslide in a mine in Gbanipea, Liberia
The telegram was sent on Pope Francis’ behalf by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to the Bishop of Gbarnga, Anthony Fallah Borwah.
Below is the Vatican-provided telegram:
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The Most Reverend Anthony Fallah Borwah
Bishop of Gbarnga
His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and loss of life caused by a mudslide in Gbanipea, and he expresses his heartfelt solidarity with you and all those affected by this tragedy. He prays for those who mourn the loss of their loved ones and the emergency personnel who assist the victims. Upon all the Holy Father invokes the divine blessings of strength and healing.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State
[Original Text: Italian] [Working Translation by Deborah Castellano Lubov]
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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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