Domenico Veneziano described the cardinal as “a very cultured and profound person.”
The nurse reportedly advised the pope to undergo tests in February.
Pope Francis on Tuesday met with children on the oncology ward of the Rome hospital where he is recovering after 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.
During his hospitalization, Pope Francis has exchanged affectionate messages with the young patients in the nearby pediatric oncology and children’s neurosurgery wards, according to the Vatican.
Pope Francis will lead the Angelus from his hospital room on Sunday as he recovers from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.
Pope Francis is grateful for prayers as he recovers in hospital from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said Wednesday.
Pope Francis is recovering from his colon surgery this week in the same hospital room where John Paul II was treated throughout his pontificate.
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is praying for Pope Francis after he underwent intestinal surgery on Sunday.
Pope Francis is expected to spend the next week in hospital as he recovers from intestinal surgery, according to the Vatican.
Pope Francis has “reacted well” to a surgery he underwent at a Rome hospital Sunday to relieve stricture of the colon caused by diverticulitis, the Holy See Press Office stated.