Pope Emeritus is sick and “very frail”

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is sick with a bacterial infection and “very frail,” according to a German newspaper report. Citing Pope Benedict’s biographer Peter Seewald, a German newspaper, Passauer Neue Presse, is reporting that the 93-year-old Benedict XVI is suffering from facial erysipelas, a bacterial infection of the skin which causes a painful, red rash.