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Pope Francis Leads Easter Sunday Mass Amid Health Concerns

In an Easter Sunday spectacle witnessed by thousands of faithful at Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican City, Pope Francis presided over Mass, offering his traditional blessing amidst lingering concerns about his well-being.

 

Arriving in a wheelchair due to his health challenges, the 87-year-old pontiff conducted the mass, broadcast globally, addressing pressing international conflicts in his midday “Urbi et Orbi” blessing.

 

Easter Sunday, commemorating Jesus Christ’s resurrection, marks the pinnacle of Holy Week, observed by 1.3 billion Catholics worldwide.

 

Desallcent health setbacks, including a last-minute cancellation at a Good Friday event, Pope Francis delivered a vigorous 10-minute homily, denouncing global apathy and selfishness.

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While speculation persists about the Pope’s ability to continue leading the Church, Vatican sources assure there is no immediate cause for alarm, citing precautionary measures.

 

Although Francis has curtailed some engagements due to fatigue, his commitment remains resolute, with his next planned trip scheduled for Venice in April, though a summer tour to Asia and the Pacific is yet to be confirmed.

 

While acknowledging the possibility of resignation, a recent memoir by Pope Francis reaffirms his dedication to his papal duties, echoing his determination to serve despite challenges.

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