Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/HOLY LAND – Jerusalem, Covid outbreak in the Latin Patriarchate. Patriarch Pizzaballa also positive
Jerusalem – Two weeks after his inauguration as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Pizzaballa has been infected with the Covid-19 virus. This is what he himself said on December 15 during a video conference with some journalists. “The Covid is spreading widely in the Patriarchate. Six cases have been recorded and we are all in quarantine. I am positive too, but I am doing well”, said the Patriarch during the video conference, adding that among the infected people working in the Patriarchate, “there is no serious case, we are all asymptomatic or with mild symptoms”.