Pope Francis sends 100,000 euros for flood relief in Iran

Pope Francis sends 100,000 euros for flood relief in Iran

In the wake of massive flooding in Iran, Pope Francis has sent 100,000 euros (about $113,000) for emergency aid, Catholic News Agency reported.

The money, sent through the Vatican’s office for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, is intended as “an immediate expression of the feeling of spiritual closeness on the part of the Holy Father towards the affected people and territories,” according to an April 12 press release.

The donation will be distributed through the local nunciature and go toward relief work and assistance.

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