Pope Francis leaves hospital and returns home

Posted on AllSides April 1st, 2023
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Pope Francis has been released from the hospital on Saturday morning after receiving treatment for bronchitis.

Before leaving the Agostino Gemelli University Policlinic hospital, the pope, who is 86 years old, met with the leadership of the hospital, according to the Holy See Press Office. He then stopped briefly to greet several people and prayed with a couple who had lost their daughter overnight, according to Vatican News.

The pope was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after complaining about difficulty breathing. The Vatican had initially said that the pope was visiting the hospital for...

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