Pope makes public appearance in wheelchair

14 May 2022
2022-05-14 08:57

Pope Francis asked his congregation to pray for him on Friday after making another public appearance using a wheelchair. Francis is struggling to cope with strained ligaments in his right knee that have greatly limited his mobility.

Last week, he was seen in public for the first time using a wheelchair. He recently said he can no longer walk and must rest his knee on doctors' orders.

The Vatican on Friday announced that Francis is going ahead with plans to visit Canada this summer so he can apologize in person for abuse suffered by Indigenous peoples at the hands of the Catholic Church.

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