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Pope Francis greets the crowd in a wheelchair at his general audience, Aug. 3, 2022.

Pope Francis appoints nurse as his ‘personal health care assistant’

Aug 4, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican announced Thursday that Pope Francis has appointed a “personal health care assistant.” Read more

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