May 25, 2013
CFK congratulates elected Pope Francis
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sent a letter to Jorge Bergoglio and congratulated him on being elected the new leader of the Catholic Church.
“On behalf of the Argentine Government and the people of our country I would like to salute you and congratulate you for being chosen as the new pontiff of the Catholic Church,” she said in a letter addressed to him.
The President, who referred to him as “Your Holiness Francis,” wished the Argentine Pope “a fruitful task.”
“It is our wish that, as you take command of the Church, you have a fruitful task as you take over the immense responsibility of fighting for justice, equality, fraternity and peace for humanity,” she added.