in view of the recent health breakdown of Benedict XVI and accept the call of pope Francisco Unite in prayer for the health of the Pontiff Emeritus, President of the Episcopal Conference of ColombiaMonsignor Luis José Rueda Aparicio asked Colombians to turn to God to comfort, bless and strengthen them in their health problems.
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Through a statement released by the Episcopal Conference, the prelate said: “We, the Church that prays, makes pilgrimages and works in Colombia, unite in prayer for the whole world, in prayer for Pope Benedict XVI, retired, whom we We admire and we are grateful because he put all his knowledge in the service of evangelism all over the world.”
Monsignor Rueda, Archbishop of Bogotá, asked “for the intercession of the Lord of Life and of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to accompany and bless Pope Benedict XVI.”
about the state of health of Pope Emeritus The Vatican, who resigned as head of state in 2013, is known for now to be in serious but stable health conditions and spent the night under the assistance of doctors and in the company of his secretary.
Retired Pontiff Lives in the Monastery mother of the church, in the Vatican gardens, where they live separately after their resignation. According to Italian public television RAI, his secretary, German Georg Gänswein, is constantly with him.
The message of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia also connects with representatives of the Catholic Church in countries such as France, Germany and the United States. Diocese of Rome He also assured yesterday that he joined the prayer request made by Pope Francis at the General Assembly on Wednesday when he warned about the position of the Pope Emeritus.