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'I'm still alive': Pope Francis leaves hospital

Guardian, 01 Apr 2023
Pope Francis has left hospital to return to the Vatican after being treated for bronchitis, quipping to journalists before being driven away: 'I’m still alive.'
The pope, 86, was taken to Gemelli hospital in Rome three days ago after complaining of breathing difficulties. He had responded well to an infusion of antibiotics, his medical team said.
'I wasn’t frightened, I’m still alive,' he told reporters in a lighthearted comment outside the hospital before he left. The pope, who marked the 10th anniversary of his pontificate in March, has suffered a number of ailments in recent years
‘I’m still alive’: Pope Francis leaves hospital after bronchitis treatment
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