Pope Francis hospitalized due to respiratory infection

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Posted at Mar 30 2023 11:51 AM

Pope Francis in hospital after breathing issues

Pope Francis sits in a wheelchair at the end of his weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City, on Wednesday. Pope Francis was hospitalized following a respiratory infection that was not COVID-19, which would require a few days of medical treatment, according to the Vatican.