(ANSA) - PERUGIA, DECEMBER 25 - "Despite all that is happening I can say that this is the best Christmas of my life": this was said by the president of the CEI and the bishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, card. GualtieroBassetti, who on the occasion of this morning's Christmas mass returned to celebrate for the first time after Covid, for which he was hospitalized for a long time. "This - he added with the journalists - is a special day and Christmas even if we are still in the heart of this pandemic".
"For me it is special - Bassetti also said - also because I can bring people together and I can offer my prayers, even if I still suffer from convalescence". "This is the greatest joy that the Lord has given me today", concluded the president of the CEI. (HANDLE).