Cardinal Bertone's Condolence Message to Widow of Senator Giulio Andreotti

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Dear Mrs. Livia Danese Andreotti

Rome

Having learned the news of the death of your beloved husband, Senator Giulio Andreotti, at the end of a long and fecund life, I express to you and to your family my heartfelt participation in the sad mourning over the loss of such an authoritative protagonist of Italian political life, worthy servant of the institutions, man of faith and devout son of the Church. I assure you of my fervent remembrance in prayer and I invoke for all those mourning his passing the comfort of Christian hope,

CARDINAL TARCISIO BERTONE

SECRETARY OF STATE OF HIS HOLINESS

[Translation by ZENIT]