Pope Francis meets with Italian nurses, pays tribute to nurse who saved his life

Posted March 6, 2018 1:30 am by Editor

Pope Francis meets with Italian nurses, pays tribute to nurse who saved his life

VATICAN – Pope Francis used a meeting with thousands of Italian nurses to pay tribute to a nurse he believes saved his life by arguing with his doctors that he needed more aggressive antibiotics to treat a lung infection.
“When, at the age of 20, I was on the verge of death, she was the one who told the doctors, even arguing with them, ‘No, this isn’t working. You must give more,'” the Pope said March 3 during a meeting with members of Italy’s national association of nursing professionals.With the removal of part of the infected lung and the antibiotics, “I

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