Pope hospitalized with respiratory infection [Updated]
March 29, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has been hospitalized with a respiratory infection that will require “some days” of treatment, the Vatican has disclosed.
The Pope checked into Gemelli Hospital after his public audience on March 29. A Vatican statement at the time indicated that he would undergo medical tests that had been “previously scheduled.”
Later in the day, however, Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni revealed: “In recent days Pope Francis has complained of some difficulty breathing.” The hospital tests revealed the infection, he said.
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