giovedì 24 marzo 2016

(a cura Redazione "Il sismografo")
Regarding media reports on the condition of Pope emeritus Benedict XVI and in response to numerous questions from journalists, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, Director of the Holy See Press Office has stated the following: "The condition of Benedict XVI does not raise any particular concerns. Of course it is part of the effects of old age and a gradual, growing fragility of the physical condition as with eny elderly person. His mind is perfectly lucid as we recently witnessed in his extraordinary interview with an Italian publication.
(English language working translation by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB)