Pope baptizes newborn at Gemelli's paediatric ward

STORY: The pope appeared in good physical condition and paid visit also to young patients of the oncologic ward, bringing them chocolate eggs and copies of the book "Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea...".

Francis is expected to leave the hospital on Saturday (April 1) pending the results of his latest medical tests and is scheduled to take part in a Palm Sunday service the following day, the Vatican said on Friday.