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Pope Francis was taken to the hospital with flu symptoms.

Earlier, the 87-year-old pontiff had missed the weekly reception on Wednesday, delegating it to one of his aides and saying to the faithful that he was still unwell.

"I still have a bit of a cold, so I asked Monsignor [Filippo] Ciampanelli to perform today's catechization," the Pope had said, ANSA reported.

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