Posts Tagged ‘Pope Francis health’

Scottish development agency “gutted” Francis won’t attend COP26 climate summit

Monday, October 11th, 2021
Pope will not travel to COP26

The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will not travel to Glasgow for the COP26 climate summit but stopped short of giving a reason for his non-attendance. The Director of the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund, Alistair Dutton, is said to be “gutted” over Francis no-show. The announcement was “an enormous disappointment for everyone who Read more

“Some wanted me dead:” Pope acknowledges conservative critics

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
some wanted me dead

Pope Francis has acknowledged his conservative critics saying “some wanted me dead” following his recent intestinal surgery. When a priest asked Francis how he was feeling, the pontiff showed his dark sense of humour, replying, “Still alive.” “Even though some wanted me dead. I know there were even meetings among priests who thought the pope Read more

Pope brushes off ‘hurricane’ of resignation rumours

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
Pope resignation rumours

Pope Francis has brushed off a ‘hurricane’ of resignation rumours circulating in various media outlets recently. In a 90-minute interview on Spanish radio, his first since undergoing colon surgery, the pope spoke on various topics, but, it was the resignation rumours that garnered much attention. “I don’t know where they got it from last week Read more