Pope John Paul Hospitalized with Flu Relapse

The Vatican says that Pope John Paul II was rushed to the hospital with a relapse of the flu. It's his second hospitalization this month. The 84-year-old pontiff was discharged from the hospital two weeks ago, but reportedly is suffering from the same breathing difficulties that sent him to the hospital on Feb. 1.

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