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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 14, 2021 / 04:30 am Pope Francis returned to the Vatican on Wednesday after spending 11 days in a Rome hospital to recover from colon surgery. The Vatican said on July 14 that Pope Francis was discharged from Gemelli Hospital shortly after 10:30 a.m.

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jul 13, 2021 / 04:50 am On the pope’s 10th day in the hospital following intestinal surgery, the Vatican said that Pope Francis’ ongoing medical treatment would allow him to “return to the Vatican as soon as possible.” “The Holy Father is continuing his planned

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 12, 2021 / 04:50 am Pope Francis will stay longer in hospital to recover from a surgery on his colon, the Vatican said on Monday. Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said on July 12 that the pope would remain at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital for “a

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Jul 11, 2021 / 05:45 am In his first public appearance since having an intestinal surgery, Pope Francis prayed the Angelus from the balcony of his hospital on Sunday and delivered a message urging access to good healthcare for everyone. “In these days of being

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 9, 2021 / 04:30 am Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said. The pope is at Rome’s Gemelli University Hospital this week after undergoing a July 4 operation to remove

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jul 8, 2021 / 05:03 am Pope Francis underwent a CT scan of his chest and abdomen on Thursday morning after running a fever during his hospitalization, according to the Vatican. Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said July 8 that the pope “temporarily ran a temperature”

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square Sept. 21, 2016. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 7, 2021 / 04:14 am Pope Francis is grateful for prayers as he recovers in hospital from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said Wednesday. The Holy See press office announced July 7 that Pope Francis was making “regular and satisfactory” progress in his recovery after