November 10, 2011

Papal Health Watch Is Underway, Again

Cathy Grossman, USA Today

The papal health watch is underway -- again. Pope Benedict XVI has reached the age John Paul II was at his death in April 2005, and every footfall, stumble or steps with a cane is watched for signs of impending doom.

A U.K. Catholic news site, picked up word from Vaticanistas that the pope has "arthrosis".

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