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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica, Nov. 15, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis forced to miss more events due to recurrent nerve pain

Jan 23, 2021

Pope Francis has been forced to cancel three public appearances scheduled for Sunday and Monday due to a recurrence of... Read more

Pope Francis offers Mass on Jan. 1, 2020 in St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: Vatican Media.

'Painful sciatica' prevents Pope Francis from attending Vatican's New Year's liturgies

Dec 31, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Because of sciatic pain, Pope Francis will not preside at the Vatican's liturgies on New Year's Eve and New Year's... Read more