Pope Francis receives Covid vaccine

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI gets vaccinated too

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Matteo Bruni, the Holy See spokesperson, confirmed that both Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received the Covid vaccine.

The Pope Francis and Pope Benedict got vaccinated as part of the Vatican State vaccination programme.

Pope Francis had announced that he was going to be vaccinated during an interviewed on Canale 5. He appealed to the people to take the vaccine once they are given the opportunity.