His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terror attack in Stockholm
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden over the terror attack in Stockholm. A truck smashed through the crowd on the Drottninggatan street. Four people were killed, ten injured and taken to hospital.
To His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Please accept my sincere condolences over the terror attack in Stockholm in which entirely harmless people died and suffered. I ask You to convey my words of support to those who had lost their near and dear ones in this tragedy.
Nowadays as civilization is facing global threats of terrorism and extremism, the world community must unite efforts in the struggle against this evil.
I pray to the Merciful God to grant soonest recovery to the injured, consolation to the mourners, and strength of the spirit and fortitude in this ordeal to Your Majesty and to all people in Sweden.
Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia