NAGPAABOT ng pagbati si Pope Francis kay President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. isang araw bago ang inagurasyon nito.
Ibinahagi ng Papal Nuncio kay Archbishop Charles Brown ang mensahe ng Santo Papa para kay Marcos.
“I send my congratulations and cordial wishes to your excellency as you begin your mandate as the president of the republic,” ayon kay Pope.
“In assuring you of my prayers that you will be sustained in wisdom and strength, I invoke Almighty God’s blessings of peace and prosperity upon the nation,” dagdag nito.
Hunyo 10 ay binisita at binati ni Brown si Marcos sa tagumpay nito sa nakalipas na halalan.
“He and his new administration can be sure of the collaboration and the support of the Catholic Church as he takes on the waiting responsibilities of his office,” ani Brown. E QUIROZ