VATICAN - Pope's appeal for the people of Indonesia affected by the flood

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - At the end of today's general audience, the Holy Father Benedict XVI made the following appeal to the people of Indonesia affected by the flood: "I am following with concern the news coming from Indonesia, where a major flood has devastated the capital Jakarta, causing extensive damage and thousands displaced. I wish to express my closeness to the people affected by this natural disaster, assuring you of my prayers and encouraging solidarity so that no one lacks the necessary relief." (SL) (Agenzia Fides 23/01/2013)