The President of the Bishops’ conference of Scotland, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia has sent a message of support to the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Vingt-Trois expressing his “sadness at the horrific events which unfolded in Paris on Friday night.
The full text of Archbishop Tartaglia’s letter reads:
Dear Cardinal Vingt-Trois, Your Eminence,
I wish to express my sadness at the horrific events which unfolded in Paris last night (Friday), where many people lost their lives in acts of murder and terror.
I want to assure you that the people of Paris and of all France are in our thoughts and prayers here in Glasgow and throughout Scotland.
We join with you in prayer, commending to God’s love and mercy all those who were killed, injured, and bereaved, and all whose lives have been affected by these tragic events.
Fraternally in Christ,
Archbishop of Glasgow
President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland