Ailing pope to recite Sunday prayer from residence, not St. Peter’s square By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis speaks during the weekly general audience, at the Vatican, November 22, 2023. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

ROME (Reuters) – Pope Francis will recite his weekly Angelus prayer on Sunday from the chapel of his Vatican residence instead of the usual venue overlooking St. Peter’s Square (NYSE:), the Vatican said in a statement.

Francis went to a hospital in Rome on Saturday for a scan, which the Vatican said had ruled out lung complications after a bout of flu forced him to cancel his activities.


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