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Pope Francis visits ailing Cardinal in Krakow Hospital

Pope Francis (C) arrives to the University Hospital where Archbishop of Krakow Cardinal Franciszek Macharski has been staying for several weeks, in Krakow, Poland, 28 July 2016 - EPA

Pope Francis (C) arrives to the University Hospital where Archbishop of Krakow Cardinal Franciszek Macharski has been staying for several weeks, in Krakow, Poland, 28 July 2016 - EPA

28/07/2016 20:20

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis paid an unscheduled call on Cardinal Franciszek Macharski, Archbishop-emeritus of Krakow.

Cardinal Macharski was Pope St. John Paul II’s immediate successor on the See of St. Stanislaus, which he held from 1978 until 2005.

The 89 year-old Cardinal Macharski is in University Hospital, Krakow, where he is receiving care for a protracted illness.

 

28/07/2016 20:20