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Pope’s Telegram to Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

Here is the telegram sent by the Holy Father to Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, president of the Italian Republic, before departing for Tirana, Albania.

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To His Excellency

The Honorable Giorgio Napolitano

President of the Italian Republic

Quirinale Palace

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In this moment that I prepare to depart for my Apostolic Visit to the Republic of Albania, I wish to address to you Mr. President and to all Italians my affectionate greetings and good wishes, which I accompany with every friendly and prayerful hope of peace and serenity.

FRANCISCUS P.P.

[Original text: Italian] [Translation by Junno Arocho Esteves]

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