A statement from the Rome Vicariate says His Eminence is admitted to Rome’s Gemelli hospital with fever, his general condition good, and that he has begun an antiviral therapy, while his closest collaborators are self-isolating. New details have emerged, meanwhile, regarding the testing and other safety protocols implemented in the Vatican after a coronavirus scare last week.
Archbishop Angelo De Donatis is a well-known spiritual director who led Francis’s Lenten retreat in 2014
Holy Father urges clergy of Rome diocese not to ‘flirt with spiritual worldliness’
Pope Francis is keen to see the continuance and revival of traditional devotions, such as praying to Our Lady, especially in the month of May