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Pope Francis attends a general audience at the Vatican.

After surgery, Pope Francis says a nurse ‘saved my life’

Aug 31, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The nurse reportedly advised the pope to undergo tests in February. Read more

Pope Francis returned to the Vatican July 14 after 11 days in hospital following colon surgery.

Pope Francis returns to Vatican after colon surgery

Jul 14, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

After leaving hospital, Pope Francis stopped to pray at the Basilica of St. Mary Major. Read more

Pope Francis greets staff at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, July 11, 2021

Vatican: Pope Francis ‘continuing planned treatment’ on 10th day in hospital

Jul 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

A Vatican spokesman said ongoing treatment would allow him to “return to the Vatican as soon as possible.” Read more

Pope Francis greets staff at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, July 11, 2021.

Pope Francis will stay longer in hospital, says Vatican

Jul 12, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

A Vatican spokesman said the pope would remain “a few more days.” Read more

A get well card for Pope Francis from Giulia, a girl treated in Bambino Gesu Hospital.

Pope Francis and children in hospital exchange greetings

Jul 10, 2021

By Courtney Mares

During his hospitalization, Pope Francis has exchanged affectionate messages with the young patients in the nearby pediatric oncology and children’s... Read more

Pope Francis gives an Angelus address from the Apostolic Palace. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.

Pope Francis to lead Sunday Angelus from hospital after intestinal surgery

Jul 9, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican said the pope “spent a quiet day with normal clinical progress.” Read more