His Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill expressed condolences to the Indonesian people in connection with the deaths in the earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi, the head of the Press service of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Resolvement Alexander Volkov.
28 Sep 2018 near the city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1. Later in the same area was recorded another jolt of 7.4 magnitude and number of aftershocks. On the coast of the island was hit by the tsunami in height to three metres. The victims of the disaster, according to the latest data, there were more than 800 people.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sincere empathizes with the Indonesian people and mourns with those who lost loved ones, said father Alexander.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sends to the victims and the wounded words of comfort and support, and wishes for a speedy recovery, reports patriarhiei.