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Telegram of condolence on the death of His Eminence Cardinal Cornelius Sim, 29.05.2021

The following is the telegram of condolence from the Holy Father to the apostolic delegate in Brunei Darussalam, Archbishop Wojciech Załuski, on the death yesterday of His Eminence Cardinal Cornelius Sim, apostolic vicar of Brunei:

Telegram of the Holy Father

To the Most Reverend Wojciech Załuski
Apostolic Delegate to Brunei Darussalam
Kuala Lumpur

Having learned with sadness of the death of Cardinal Cornelius Sim, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the clergy, religious and laity of the Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei. With gratitude for Cardinal Sim’s faithful witness to the Gospel, his generous service to the Church in Brunei and to the Holy See, I willingly join the faithful in praying for his eternal rest. To all who mourn the late Cardinal’s passing in the sure hope of the Resurrection I cordially impart my Apostolic Blessing as a pledge of consolation and peace in Jesus, the firstborn of the dead.