Vatican Officials Trying To Convince Pope To Wear Mask

THE VATICAN IS TRYING TO CONVINCE POPE FRANCIS TO WEAR A MASK IN PUBLIC

(CNN) – The Vatican is trying to convince Pope Francis to wear a mask in public.

That’s according to the Vatican’s coordinator for its COVID-19 commission.

The spokesman says he’s hopeful the pope will start to wear a mask soon, especially since he is in the high-risk age group for COVID.

Pope Francis has been criticized for not wearing a mask in public, particularly at his Wednesday general audience in the Vatican.

It’s attended by several hundred people in close contact.

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