Disobedient nun saved my life, pope says in new book

FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis leads a special audience with members of a volunteers association from Sardinia island in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi/File Photo/File Photo

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – A hard-headed hospital nun who disobeyed doctor’s orders saved the life of Pope Francis some six decades ago when he risked dying of pneumonia, the pope reveals in a new book. When Francis was studying for the priesthood in Latin America in the 1950s he caught pneumonia, but it was mis-diagnosed […]

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