He papa Francisco87, suffers from bronchitis, as he himself said this Saturday, March 2, at an event at the Vatican in which he could not read his speech due to coughing.

I thank you all, I have prepared a speech, but I am unable to read it because of bronchitis“, declared the Argentine pontiff when opening the judicial year in the Holy See.

The Pope, suffering from a slight flu, tHe had to go to a hospital in Rome on Wednesday to undergo some follow-up tests. That morning he held his general audience at the Vatican, but did not read his own text.

The pontiff He canceled his scheduled appointments last Saturday, and on Monday also, although in between he led the Angelus prayer on Sunday. This Saturday he is scheduled to receive the head of the German government, Olaf Scholz.

Pope Francis, who travels in a wheelchair, had a series of health problems in recent years, particularly in the knees, hips and colon.

Also He had abdominal surgery in Juneand in December he had to cancel his trip to Dubai for COP28, the major annual climate event organized by the UN, due to bronchitis.

Various controversies have arisen as a result of Pope Francis’ state of health, especially after it became known that Some priests in Spain did a live stream on YouTube where they prayed for Pope Francis to “I can go to heaven as soon as possible.”

After the controversy, the religious themselves came out in step recognizing that it is a “comment in bad taste” and that “it does not express death wishes” towards the pontiff.

Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/papa-francisco-tiene-nuevamente-bronquitis-no-pudo-leer-su-texto-en-el-vaticano-cb20

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