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Pope will not preside over upcoming celebrations due to sciatica

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Pope will not preside over upcoming celebrations due to sciatica

The Holy See Press Office announces that Pope Francis will be unable to preside over a series of appointments on Sunday and Monday, due to a recurrence of sciatica.

By Vatican News staff reporter

Pope Francis will not preside at several celebrations on Sunday and Monday, according to a statement released by Matteo Bruni, Director of the Holy See Press Office.

These include the Mass for the Sunday of the Word of God in St. Peter’s Basilica, which will be presided over instead by Archbishop Rino Fisichella.

He will however lead the Angelus prayer in the Library of the Apostolic Palace on Sunday at noon, as scheduled.

On Monday, the Pope was due to meet with the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, but the meeting has been postponed.

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