Posts Tagged ‘Gemelli Hospital’

New Zealand Catholics wish Pope Francis a speedy and full recovery

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

The Vatican is describing Pope Francis recovery from colon surgery as “regular and satisfactory.” Spokesman Matteo Bruni said in a statement that the 84-year-old pope was eating regularly and that he was no longer receiving medication intravenously. The final results of a biopsy on the removed part of the colon confirmed that the pontiff had Read more

Pope could be hospitalised for a week

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Pope Francis responded well to scheduled colon surgery, the Vatican said in a brief statement late Sunday night, eight hours after announcing the pontiff was admitted to a Roman hospital for the procedure. The operation — to address a stenosis, or potential narrowing, of his large intestine — was performed at Gemelli hospital by Sergio Read more

Cardinal falls, breaks leg at synod final Mass

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Pope Francis has paid a private visit to an elderly cardinal who fell and broke his leg at the final Mass at the synod on the family. Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, 93, lost his balance and fell in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday while the Pope was greeting prelates after the Mass. The injury was reported Read more