Posts Tagged ‘Brain tumour’

Pope tumour story part of alleged plot against him

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Senior cardinals have said a news story that the Pope has a brain tumour was intended to weaken his authority. Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias told The Tablet the story indicates there are people who want to damage the Pope. “It’s the first thought that came to me. Somebody is trying to weaken the Pope’s position Read more

Vatican dismisses report of Pope brain tumour

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

The Vatican has dismissed as “baseless” a report that Pope Francis has a benign brain tumour. As reports of the story originally published in Italy’s Quotidiano Nazione spread around the world, the Vatican issued three denials. The report was called “a grave act of irresponsibility, absolutely inexcusable and unconscionable”. Quotidiano Nazionale reported on its front Read more

US Catholic hospital won’t sterilise woman with tumour

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A US Catholic hospital is refusing to perform a tubal ligation on a woman with a brain tumour after she has given birth. Jessica Mann, 33, from Michigan, is due to have her fourth baby this month. Her condition means that she was advised that the birth be by caesarean section, for which she will Read more