The story of a Peruvian immigrant family in Italy has come to light during the convalescence of Pope Francis at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, where he recovered after abdominal surgery on June 7. The pope was released from the hospital on June 16.
Pope Francis’ doctors expect the pope to be discharged from the hospital “in the next few days,” according to the Vatican.
The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis is working from the hospital as he recovers from hernia surgery.
Pope Francis is “steadily improving” two days after he underwent abdominal surgery to correct an incisional hernia, a Vatican spokesman said Friday.
One day after Pope Francis’ abdominal surgery for an incisional hernia, medical staff report that the pope is “in good general condition, alert and breathing naturally,” according to the Vatican.
Pope Francis is awake after reacting well to both surgery and general anesthetic, an Italian surgeon said Wednesday afternoon.
Pope Francis’ audiences have been canceled until June 18, an Italian Catholic diocese said Wednesday, citing the Prefecture of the Papal Household.
The Vatican said Wednesday evening that Pope Francis is out of surgery and that the abdominal operation he underwent “took place without complications.”
Pope Francis was discharged from the hospital Saturday morning after a three-night stay in Rome’s Gemelli Hospital.
The pope celebrated Mass at a Catholic university hospital in Rome.
The nurse reportedly advised the pope to undergo tests in February.
Pope Francis returned to the Vatican on Wednesday after spending 11 days in a Rome hospital to recover from colon surgery.
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.”
Pope Francis will stay longer in hospital to recover from a surgery on his colon, the Vatican said on Monday.
Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.