Rome, Italy, Mar 1, 2005 / 22:00 pm
Cardinal Joaquin Meissner, Archbishop of Cologne, Germany commented to reporters this morning after a brief visit with the Holy Father that he is now speaking again and has a “strong” voice.
The Cardinal, whose Archdiocese will host this summer’s World Youth Day said that his visit with the Pope was "very important to me because all Germans are waiting for the pope in Cologne."
"It's not important”, he said, “that the pope speak with the many, many young people, but it's his presence that's important"
"The person of the Holy Father speaks a lot."