Pope cancels COP28 trip because of health issues

Updated November 29 2023 - 7:00am, first published 6:57am
The Vatican says doctors have asked Pope Francis not to make a trip to the United Arab Emirates. (AP PHOTO)
The Vatican says doctors have asked Pope Francis not to make a trip to the United Arab Emirates. (AP PHOTO)

Pope Francis has cancelled his planned trip to the COP28 climate meeting in Dubai because of the effects of influenza and lung inflammation, the Vatican says, adding to concerns about his health.

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