Vatican City, Jul 7, 2021 / 12:30 pm
The bishops of Argentina and Uruguay expressed their closeness and prayers for the swift recovery of Pope Francis, who underwent surgery July 4.
Pope Francis underwent a scheduled surgery at the Agostino Gemelli Polyclinic in Rome to treat diverticular stenosis.
The Holy Father has progressed well and will remain hospitalized for seven days.
The Argentine bishops’ conference prayed for "the speedy recovery of dear Pope Francis."