Pope Francis prays for Malawi flood survivors

Pope Francis has assured of his prayers for victims of floods in Malawi as at least 200 people are reported killed and tens of thousands evacuated in what has been branded the worst flooding on record in the southern African nation.

Pope Francis wishes Malawi well

Pope Francis wishes Malawi well

The head of the Roman Catholic Church said expressed his closeness to those who are living moments of anguish and adversity

Following President Peter Mutharika’s declaration on January 13, 2015 that 15 districts in the country are disaster areas, His Holiness Pope Francis through the office of Apostolic Nunciature in Malawi conveyed a solidarity message to the people of Malawi through His Grace, Archbishop Thomas Msusa, Vice President of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM).

“His Holiness Pope Francis, informed of the tragic consequence of the heavy rains in Malawi, has asked to convey his close and solidarity to you and the Catholic faithful, and all the beloved people of Malawi,” Cardinal Pietro Parolin, said in a statement.

According to the statement, His Holiness assures Malawi  of his prayers for the victims, their families and all affected by the catastrophe.

Pope Francis encouraged civil and ecclesiastical institutions as well as all people of good will, to provide in a spirit of charity and Christian solidarity the necessary help those who have lost their homes or personal belongings.

“The Holy Father invokes God’s blessings of strength and perseverance upon those engaged in the massive work of relief, and he expresses his fervent hope that the International community will respond generously and effectively to the needs of the suffering,” reads the statement.

The Pope statement finished with him imparting his apostolic blessing

Apart from killing about 200 people, the floods have also displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the deluge.

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True patriot
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You are the rock,on this rock I shall build my church.Catholic is a real deal.Bravo our Pope.

INU Lalirani
Guest

thumbwe man, Its not my thinking, I put a verse there. Christ meant “no spiritual fathers” I want u in heaven. Judge de Bible not me. As 4 me “peace where necessary, TRUTH AT ALL COST” as Luther told the papacy in de 1500s. Dont be blind folded

Mike nyirendah
Guest

Malawi is trouble guyz eish

BalakaGuy
Guest

People who just critisize for the sake of it,koma ndinu mbuli zotheratu,for your own information Pope Francis is an argentine and a jesuit missionary,the first pope from these defenders of the church.By the time he was joining the seminary,he had a Masters Degree in Chemistry,do i need to tell you his name?jorje mario bergolio,and do you why he chose that name Francis,do you know Francis of Assisi?Do not expose ignorance here,ngati simunawerenge mabuku ambiri ndibwino kungokhala mwamvatu?

victim Chamkhuni Lwazazi
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victim Chamkhuni Lwazazi

Do not judge any religion. It’s only Jesus who has that power. If you are knowledgeable
keep it for your own benefit and not impose your so called ‘religious knowledge’ on others.
Thank you Pope for your intention in praying for Malawi and asking for assistance for the victims of floods is not to please some humans but out of love and belief in the creator. Let’s pray for people who think and talk against those who have nothing against them.

Ngozo
Guest

Holy father my foot..demet

Mu umodzi muli mphavu
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Mu umodzi muli mphavu

Am not a catholic, but am a christian, and sindikukhulupilira kuti mkhristu weniweni angakhale busy kunyoza pingo wanzake. Kodi amalawi tatani? Kumalawi kuno tili ndi ufulu wazipembezo, ngati katolika sumagwilizana nayo, basi tuluka, kayambe mpingo omwe iwe ukuona kuti ndiwabwino kwa iwe .

tuvitwana
Guest

HILLIER THAN THOU. THE PHARISEES USED TO DO THE SAME.
CATHOLICS, CONTINUE PRAYING WITH HUMBLENESS, I REST MY CASE.
A SEVENTY DAY TALK TOO MUCH ON THIS, BUT CHECK THEIR LIFE STYLES

Mr what what
Guest

I’ve been in this church, but i didn’t see a bible lesson, the verses they knois about mary giving birth to Jesus, and i’ve been hearing it almost every sunday. How can someone learn the bible thru that. Search for thr truth and you will find it, its easy

Stanley
Guest

This is a Church of all Churches.

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