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4/17/07-Richmond, VA

Pope Benedict XVI Sends Condolences To VA Tech Students

In a statement from Reverend Francis X. Dilorenzo, a Bishop in Richmond, Virginia; he said 'Pope Benedict XVI has instructed me to convey the following message:'

Deeply saddened by news of the shooting at Virginia Tech, his holiness Pope Benedict XVI has asked me to convey the assurance of his heartfelt prayers for the victims, their families and for the entire school community. In the aftermath of this senseless tragedy, he asks God our Father to console all those who mourn and to grant them that spiritual strength, which triumphs over violence by the power of forgiveness, hope, and reconciling love.

Source: Apostolic Nuniacture USA

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