According to Catholic News Agency, Pope Francis sent a telegram of congratulations and encouragement to Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, May 16.
Dn his message, Pope Francis assured the new French president of his prayers. He also told him of his concerns and his wish to see him support the moral and spiritual traditions of the country, especially those related to Christianity.
“I pray that God will support you, so that your country, faithful to the rich diversity of its moral traditions and of its spiritual heritage marked also by the Christian tradition, can always strive to build a more just and fraternal society. "
The Pope also encouraged Emmanuel Macron to contribute to “cooperation and solidarity between nations”, concerning those who are in “a situation of vulnerability and exclusion”.
He concluded by claiming the Lord's blessing on President Macron and on all the French people.
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