The press office of the Chicago archdiocese sent the follow press release this moring:
UPDATE ON CARDINAL GEORGE
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago, is being treated at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, after doctors discovered during a routine checkup late last week that he was dehydrated.
The Cardinal has been hospitalized since Friday, after he started experiencing flu-like symptoms earlier last week while keeping to his usual work schedule and appointments. He had gone to Loyola on Friday for his regular checkup on his chemotherapy treatment. After his doctors discussed his symptoms, it was decided that the Cardinal would remain at the hospital until he recovers. He is being treated with an antibiotic and is receiving intravenous fluids.
Cardinal George is expected to be released from the hospital later this week. He asks that people continue to pray for him as he continues to keep people in his prayers.
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