Pope remembers COVID-19 victims on Vaccine Day

"My thoughts are particularly directed to the families who have lost a loved one or are affected by the aftermath of the pandemic in recent months," said Francis during his prayer, held practically from a lectern in the Vatican, as Italy under a nationwide lockdown for much of the Christmas and New Year holidays.
In the morning, Italy started vaccination in Rome with healthcare workers lining up to take the first recordings of the Pfizer BioNtech vaccine. Francis praised her efforts in dealing with the virus.
"I am also thinking of doctors, nurses and all health workers whose great commitment to fighting the spread of the virus has had a significant impact on their family lives," added the Pope.
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Video transcript
POPE FRANCIS: [SPEAKING ITALIAN]
Interpreter: My thoughts are directed in particular to the families who have lost a loved one in the past few months or are affected by the consequences of the pandemic.
POPE FRANCIS: [SPEAKING ITALIAN]
Interpreter: I am also thinking of doctors, nurses and all health workers whose great dedication to fighting the spread of the virus has had a significant impact on their family life.
POPE FRANCIS: [SPEAKING ITALIAN]
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