Pope Francis admitted to Rome hospital, undergoes successful intestinal surgery
Hours before his hospitalization, the pontiff greeted revelers in St. Peter’s Square and explained he is planning to go to Hungary and Slovakia in September.
Pope Francis was admitted Sunday afternoon to a Rome hospital and successfully underwent surgery to relieve a restriction, of the large intestine.
The Vatican said the 84-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic Church was resting comfortably after the procedure.
“The Holy Father reacted well to the surgery conducted under general anesthesia,” the Vatican said.
Hours before his hospitalization, the pontiff greeted revelers in St. Peter’s Square in keeping with a Sunday tradition and explained he is planning to go to Hungary and Slovakia in September.
News, not Noise
- Free speech shocker: Two-thirds of college students believe shouting down campus speakers OK
- Top Republicans on House Judiciary ask AG why charges dropped against Chinese spies
- Biden is ordering Border Patrol and ICE to break the law, says former Kansas secretary of state
- Georgia opens probe into drop box ballots, chain of custody in large Democrat county
- US Marine veteran dies in Florida while awaiting trial for Jan. 6 related charges