The Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis was yesterday saved after firefighters when he got stuck in his personal elevator.
Francis apologized to crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City on Sunday. After showing up late for his weekly address.
In his address, he explained: “Dear brothers and sisters, good morning. First of all, I have to apologize for coming late because I had an unexpected event.”
The Pope said that there was “a drop in voltage,” and that the elevator stopped. “Thank goodness, the firemen arrived, and I thank them so much. And after 25 minutes of work they managed to get it started again,” he said.
“A round of applause for the firefighters!” added the 82-year-old Pontiff.
According to a report by Cyclone Times-News, Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday (04.09.19) for a week-long tour. Visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.
The pope will visit Mozambique and Madagascar, as well as Mauritius, countries visited by the late Pope John Paul II in 1988 and 1999.
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