Pope’s brother in hospital, gets pacemaker

Pope’s brother in hospital, gets pacemaker

.- Pope Benedict’s brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, was admitted to Gemelli Hospital in Rome last night with irregularities in his heartbeat. Doctors assessed his health and decided to implant a pacemaker, announced Joaquín Navarro-Valls, director of the Holy See Press Office.

He said doctors were satisfied with the procedure, and the Pope’s older brother is expected to be released from hospital soon.

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