The sacramental, blessed by the Holy Father, was sent to Javier Milei and Vice President-elect Victoria Villarruel.
Francis, who turns 87 next month, spent much of the past decade as pope in relatively good health but has dealt with several painful medical conditions over the last few years.
Pope Francis felt well enough to keep his scheduled appointment with the president of Paraguay on Monday morning, but has postponed some of his other meetings this week.
During the live transmission on Sunday, the Holy Father lamented that he was too sick to read the Angelus himself.
French and Taiwanese couples join a Polish couple already serving as members of the dicastery for a total of three sets of spouses among the Vatican office’s 28 members, which include eight women.
Regarding the Church’s teaching on homosexual acts, Cardinal Parolin’s letter to the German bishops said this was ‘another issue on which a local Church has no possibility of taking a different view.’
Amid those upheavals and turbulent regime changes, Pope Pius XI in his encyclical argued that ‘men must look for the peace of Christ in the kingdom of Christ.’
It’s the second time this month that the 86-year-old Pope’s activity has been affected by illness.
He noted that the condition in many cities has become ‘unlivable’ due to pollution, chaos, isolation, marginalization and loneliness.