· Vatican City ·

Pope Francis to the city of Gaylord, Michigan

Condolences for tornado victims

27 May 2022

The Most Reverend
Jeffrey J. Walsh
Bishop of Gaylord

Saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life and destruction caused by the tornado which struck the Gaylord community in recent days, His Holiness Pope Francis expresses heartfelt solidarity with all affected by this natural disaster. He also offers the assurance of prayers for the dead, the injured and displaced and those engaged in relief efforts. Upon all, the Holy Father invokes Almighty God’s blessings of strength and peace.

Cardinal Pietro ParolinSecretary of State