The following is the telegram of condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack that took place December 28, 2018, near Giza, sent by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin on behalf of the Holy Father Francis to the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi:
His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi
President of the Arab Republic of Egypt
His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the recent bomb attack near Giza. In deploring this senseless and brutal act, he prays for the victims and their families, for the injured and for the emergency personnel who generously came to their aid. Trusting that all will work to overcome violence with solidarity and peace, Pope Francis invokes divine blessings upon Egypt and its people.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin
Secretary of State