He didn’t read his speech. He had one of his collaborators do it in his place, and he himself admitted that he had not yet recovered from the flu that affected him in recent days, and that, in fact, it made his voice sound louder. weaker than usual.
After canceling his trip to COP28 in Dubai, Pope Francis appeared in public at the usual Wednesday audience, with notable breathing difficulties.
“We continue with the catechismbut like with this flu… I am not well, and I have an ugly voice, Monsignor Ciampanelli will read the message“said Pope Francis.
“After the Council of Doctors told Pope Francis not to undertake the apostolic trip planned in the coming days to Dubai, to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, the Supreme Pontiff attended the general audience on Wednesday. She didn’t read his speech. He had one of his collaborators do it in his place, and he himself He acknowledged that he had not yet recovered from the flu that affected him in recent days, and that, in fact, it made his voice sound weaker than usual.. We also know that, although some of his engagements had already been cancelled, anyway, in the last days,The Vatican confirmed that his state of health was good, but stationary.. On Saturday, the Vatican confirmed these mild flu symptoms, and that same day, the Supreme Pontiff underwent a CT scan to rule out the risk of pulmonary complications.; a test that came back negative,” explains Giorgia Orlandi, Euronews correspondent in Italy.
“On Sunday, the Supreme Pontiff did not recite the Angelus prayer, as is customary, looking out the window overlooking St. Peter’s Square. He did it by videoconference. In recent months, the pope has had several health problems. This is not the first time he has had respiratory problems.. Last June, she underwent intestinal surgery. Between now and Christmas, the Supreme Pontiff has a lot of work; some tasks are important”, concludes Giorgia Orlandi.