Patriarh Irinej sends telegrams of condolence to Japanese people and the Japanese Orthodox Church

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch sent the primate of the Japanese Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Daniel, Archbishop of Tokyo and Metropolitan of All Japan, the following telegram:

Your Beatitude, regarding the catastrophic earthquake with a great number of casualties that struck Japan, we pray for You that along with your families of the suffered and all people of Japan receive our sincere and deep condolence. We pray to the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Who is Resurrection and Life (John 11,25) for the repose of their souls, and give comfort  to You, the families and to all brotherly people of Japan through the grief.

Serbian Patriarch  

His Holiness also sent the telegram of condolence to His Excellency Mr. Toshio Tsunozaki, the Ambassador of Japan in Belgrade.