Gemelli Hospital

The family of Miguel Ángel, the child baptized by Pope Francis at Gemelli Hospital in Rome on March 31, 2023. | Credit: Daniel Ibañez/ACI Prensa

"I received a miracle," Says Mother of Baby Baptized by Pope Francis at Hospital in March

Jun 17, 2023

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.

This photograph taken on June 11, 2023, shows the statue of the late Pope John Paul II at the entrance to the Gemelli hospital in Rome. Pope Francis underwent an operation for an abdominal hernia on June 7, 2023, at the Rome hospital. | Credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images

Vatican: Pope Francis’ Doctors Plan to Discharge Him from Hospital "in the next few days"

Jun 14, 2023

Pope Francis’ doctors expect the pope to be discharged from the hospital “in the next few days,” according to the Vatican.

Dr. Sergio Alfieri (left), Pope Francis' surgeon, and Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruno hold a press conference Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Gemelli Hospital in Rome. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Praying and Working from Hospital

Jun 12, 2023

The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis is working from the hospital as he recovers from hernia surgery.

Pope Francis at his general audience in St. Peter's Square on May 17, 2023. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis Making Normal Progress in Recovery from Abdominal Surgery

Jun 9, 2023

Pope Francis is “steadily improving” two days after he underwent abdominal surgery to correct an incisional hernia, a Vatican spokesman said Friday.

Pope Francis at his general audience in St Peter’s Square on May 31, 2023. | Adi Zace/EWTN

Pope Francis in "good general condition" One Day after Abdominal Surgery

Jun 8, 2023

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.

Dr. Sergio Alfieri, the lead surgeon for Pope Francis' abdominal surgery, speaks at a press conference at Gemelli Hospital on June 7, 2023. | Andreas Thonhauser/EWTN

Pope Francis "well, awake, alert" after Operation: Surgeon

Jun 7, 2023

Pope Francis is awake after reacting well to both surgery and general anesthetic, an Italian surgeon said Wednesday afternoon.

Pope Francis on the morning of June 7, 2023 shortly before heading to the hospital for abdominal surgery greets pilgrims at his general audience in St. Peter's Square. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis’ Appointments Canceled Until June 18, Italian Diocese Says

Jun 7, 2023

Pope Francis’ audiences have been canceled until June 18, an Italian Catholic diocese said Wednesday, citing the Prefecture of the Papal Household.

Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square June 7, 2023. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Vatican: Pope Francis Out of Surgery, Recovering in Hospital

Jun 7, 2023

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 greets staff at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, July 11, 2021. | Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Returns to the Vatican After 3 Days in the Hospital

Apr 1, 2023

Pope Francis was discharged from the hospital Saturday morning after a three-night stay in Rome’s Gemelli Hospital.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Rome campus of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Nov. 5, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Let Christ’s Love Shine Through your Care of the Suffering: Pope Francis to Catholics

Nov 5, 2021

The pope celebrated Mass at a Catholic university hospital in Rome.

Pope Francis attends a general audience at the Vatican. Daniel Ibáñez/​CNA.

“A nurse saved my life,” Pope Francis Says in New Interview to Air Wednesday, September 1

Aug 31, 2021

The nurse reportedly advised the pope to undergo tests in February.

Pope Francis returned to the Vatican July 14 after 11 days in hospital following colon surgery./ Pablo Esparza/CNA.

Pope Francis Discharged from Hospital, Returns to Vatican Residence after Surgery

Jul 14, 2021

Pope Francis returned to the Vatican on Wednesday after spending 11 days in a Rome hospital to recover from colon surgery.

Pope Francis greets staff at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, July 11, 2021/ Vatican Media

Vatican: Pope Francis ‘continuing planned treatment’ on 10th Day in Hospital

Jul 13, 2021

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 greets staff at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, July 11, 2021./ Vatican Media

Pope Francis Will Stay Longer in Hospital, Says Vatican

Jul 12, 2021

Pope Francis will stay longer in hospital to recover from a surgery on his colon, the Vatican said on Monday.

Pope Francis gives an Angelus address from the Apostolic Palace. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis to Lead Sunday Angelus from Hospital After Intestinal Surgery

Jul 9, 2021

Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.