Pope Francis asked for prayers for former Pope Benedict on Wednesday, saying he was “very ill”.
rancis made the surprising appeal at the end of his general audience without giving details.
Benedict, 95, became the first pope in 600 years to resign in 2013. Since then he has lived in the Vatican.
https://www.independent.ie/news/pope-francis-asks-for-prayers-for-ex-pope-benedict-who-he-says-is-very-sick-42248080.html Pope Francis asks for prayers for ex-Pope Benedict who he says is “very ill”.