Former Austrian President Heinz Fischer Will Represent Austria at Former Pope Benedict XVI’s Funeral

More+Events ♦ Published: January 3, 2023; 23:49 ♦ (Vindobona)

Several Kings and Queens, Nobles, Heads of State, and Clergy are expected to attend the former pope Benedict XVI’s funeral. Former president Heinz Fischer will represent the Austrian state.

Former Austrian President Heinz Fischer Will Attend the Former Popes Benedict XVI's Funeral on Behalf of the Austrian State. / Picture: © United Nations

Kings, nobles, heads of state, and clergy from around the world will attend the funeral of Benedict XVI. expected on Thursday in the Vatican, which will be commemorated by the incumbent Pope Francis. So far, the Italian delegation, headed by President Sergio Mattarella, and the German delegation have officially announced their participation,