Pope Francis attended a Palm Sunday service in St Peter’s Sq., a day after he was discharged from the hospital following profitable therapy for a extreme bout of bronchitis.
He was pushed into the large esplanade, sitting behind an open-topped automobile because it handed by the crowds, earlier than descending and beginning the service from his place beneath an historical Egyptian obelisk.
The pope, 86, was taken to Rome’s Gemelli hospital on Wednesday after complaining of respiratory difficulties, however recovered shortly following an infusion of antibiotics and returned to his Vatican residence on Saturday.
Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week main as much as Easter Sunday on April 9 this 12 months. Its quite a few occasions will check the pope’s stamina.