Source: Iowa State Register
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Pope Sends a Message”
City of publication: Des Moines, Iowa
Date of publication: 9 September 1901
Volume number: 46
Issue number: 212
|“The Pope Sends a Message.” Iowa State Register 9 Sept. 1901 v46n212: p. 1.|
|McKinley assassination (religious response); McKinley assassination (international response).|
|Maria Christina; Edward VII; Sebastiano Martinelli; William McKinley; William II.|
The Pope Sends a Message
Rome, Sept. 7.—The pope has directed Cardinal
Martinelli, papal delegate to the United States, to express to the government
the feeling of deep indignation of his holiness at the attempted assassination
of the president and his earnest prayer for Mr. McKinley’s recovery. The press
strongly condemn the outrage and demand the stringent suppression of anarchists.
Milburn House, Buffalo, Sept. 8.—Following messages from King Edward and Emperor William:
Kiel, Sept. 7, 1901.—To President United States, Buffalo: Am horrified beyond words at that dastardly attempt on your life. My best and warmest good wishes and most earnest hopes for your recovery.
Koenigsburg, Sept. 6, 1901.—To President United States of America, Buffalo: Deeply distressed by the news of the dastardly attempt on your life. I express to you how I and the whole of the German people feel for you and for the anguish through which your country has to pass. May the Lord grant you a sure and speedy recovery.
WILLIAM I. R.
Madrid, Sept. 8.—Queen Regent Christina today wired President McKinley an expression of her indignation at the outrage and her wishes for his speedy recovery.