Pope Francis taken to hospital with respiratory infection

Pope Francis had reportedly been complaining of breathing difficulties.

(ABC NEWS)—Pope Francis has been diagnosed with a respiratory infection, according to the Vatican Press Office.

He was rushed to The Gemelli University Hospital in Rome, where he will be required to stay for several days to receive “appropriate medical treatment,” the press office said.

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