Russian Orthodox Church

Official website of the Moscow Patriarchate

Русская версияУкраинская версияМолдавская версияГреческая версияАнглийская версия
Patriarchate

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences over the terrorist attack in central Istanbul

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences over the terrorist attack in central Istanbul
Version for print
13 November 2022 year 22:51

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus' sent his condolences to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of the Republic of Turkey in connection with the explosion in downtown Istanbul on November 13th, 2022.

His Excellency Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President Republic of Turkey

Your Excellency, dear Mr. President, 

It grieved me deeply to learn of a terrorist attack committed in central Istanbul.

Innocent people have died; dozens have been injured as the result of this crime.

Please convey my condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased and my words of support to all those affected by the attack. I pray that the All-Merciful God grant consolation to the families of the victims and the soonest recovery to the injured.

With deep condolences, 

+KIRILL

PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUS'

Version: Russian, Greek

Materials on the theme

Congratulations of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to the President of Turkey on his 70th birthday [Patriarch : Greetings and addresses]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Mr Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on his re-election as President of Egypt [Patriarch : Greetings and addresses]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over deadly earthquake in northwest China [Patriarch : Messages]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences on the earthquake in Morocco [Patriarch : Messages]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill's condolences over the loss of life in an attack on a school in Uganda [Patriarch : Messages]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences over the terrorist attack in central Istanbul [Patriarch : Messages]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the terrorist attack in Makassar [Patriarch : Messages]

Patriarchal сondolences over the killing of believers of the Ethiopian Church in the Oromia Region [Patriarch : Messages]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill's condolences in connection with the murder of the monks of the Ziquala Abo Monastery in Ethiopia [Patriarch : Greetings and addresses]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over deadly earthquake in northwest China [Patriarch : Messages]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences on the earthquake in Morocco [Patriarch : Messages]

Patriarchal condolences over the passing away of Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo [Patriarch : Messages]

Security service executes a search of the Ukrainian Orthodox hierarch who defends the rights of believers

Congratulations of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to the President of Turkey on his 70th birthday [Patriarch : Greetings and addresses]

Several humanitarian projects in Africa carried out in cooperation with Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa

Metropolitan Eugene of Tallinn is forced to leave Estonia

All materials with key words