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Pope Francis in recovery following surgery

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Pope Francis underwent surgery on July 4.

Pope Francis is in recovery following a planned surgical procedure on his colon. He is expected to remain hospitalized for one week. 


By Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
7/6/2021 (1 year ago)

Published in Celebrity

Keywords: Pope Francis, surgery, Gemelli Hospital

LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - Pope Francis is in recovery following a planned surgical operation. The procedure for diverticular stenosis was performed on his colon on July 4 at Gemelli Hospital in Rome. 

The procedure took about three hours. Pope Francis is now alert and in recovery, and is expected to remain in the hospital for a total of one week. Gemelli Hospital is ranked as the best hospital in Italy. 

Italian television reports Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is praying for Pope Francis. The report follows an interview with the retired pope's former secretary and was shared on Mediaset, an Italian television station. The faithful around the world are also praying for the recovery of Pope Francis. It is expected he will make a good recovery and return to work once discharged.

Pope Francis has a busy schedule coming up, especially as the world recovers from the COVID pandemic. In September, he plans to visit Budapest and then Slovakia. 

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