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Why Pope Francis was hospitalized Wednesday

Posted on AllSides March 29th, 2023
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Pope Francis was hospitalized in Rome Wednesday to receive treatment for a respiratory infection, according to The New York Times. The Catholic leader is expected to remain in the hospital for the next several days, although his blood oxygen level is reportedly “fine.” He has tested negative for COVID-19. “Pope Francis is touched by the many messages received and expresses his gratitude for the closeness and prayer,” Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said in a Wednesday statement. This week’s hospital stay is the latest in a long line of medical issues...

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