(Vatican City) Pope Francis, 86, hospitalized in Rome since Wednesday with bronchitis, is expected to leave hospital on Saturday, the Vatican announced Friday.

“The return of His Holiness to Saint Martha [his residence in the Vatican, editor’s note] is scheduled for tomorrow, following the results of the last examinations this morning”, announced in a press release the director of the press service of the Holy See, Matteo Burnished.

More details will follow.