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Pope writes emotional letter to Zanardi, praise for providing "lesson in humanity"

Pope Francis has written to former Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi, sending him his thoughts and prayers, and thanking him for providing a "lesson in humanity". Zanardi is currently in an induced coma at Siena's Santa Maria alle Scotte University Hospital following neuro and maxillofacial surgery on Friday as a result of a collision with a heavy vehicle while competing in a hand-cycling race in Italy. Article continues under video The hospital confirmed on Wednesday [June 24] that the 53-year-old Italian remains in a serious but stable condition, and that now no new updates will be provided unless his situation alters. Prior to this latest horrific accident, Zanardi's story is an...
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