Pope Francis turns 80 without any public celebrations

No special events at the Vatican planned today
15:49, 17 December 2016

Associated Press

Today, on December 17, Pope Francis has turned 80 years.

Previously, according to the AP, Vatican opened seven e-mail accounts on the occasion of the anniversary of Pope, which can be used to send congratulatory letters in Latin, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German and Polish.

Meanwhile, it is worth noting that there are no special events in the Vatican planned for today. It is expected that in the morning Pope will make the traditional Mass. After that, he assigned several audiences.

Pontiff Francis is the 266th Pope. He was elected on March 13, 2013.

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