Pope skips regular weekly audience
Catholic World News - September 21, 2011
In a rare departure from his usual practice, Pope Benedict XVI did not hold a public audience this Wednesday, September 21. The regular weekly public audience was cancelled several weeks ago, to allow the Holy Father extra time to prepare for his trip to Germany on September 22-25.
Apart from times when he has been either on vacation or traveling, Pope Benedict had not previously cancelled a Wednesday audience. The shift in the usual schedule appears to underline the importance that the Pontiff places on the pastoral visit to his native country.
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