Pope Francis, Ex-Pope Benedict Receive COVID-19 Vaccine – Vatican

Pope Francis, Ex-Pope Benedict Receive COVID-19 Vaccine – Vatican

 

 

 

Both Pope Francis and his predecessor, former pope Benedict XVI, have received the coronavirus vaccine, the Vatican said on Thursday.

“I can confirm that as part of the Vatican City State vaccination programme to date, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has been administered to Pope Francis and the Pope Emeritus,” spokesman Matteo Bruni said.

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