(Vatican) Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy tipped yesterday during the Palm Sunday liturgy in St. Peter's Square from his chair and was immediately taken to the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital. According to initial information, his health was "stable." His whereabouts remain under medical supervision in the Department was merely a "precautionary measure, in order to perform further checks.”
It was not bad luck that the Cardinal yesterday along with his chair tipped over. His health is obviously serious if it was a heart attack has not been confirmed. A papal master of ceremonies helped him yesterday immediately. But the same ambulance was called immediately and ordered the transport.