Pope Francis Continuously Recovering from Surgery

A doctor has reported Pope Francis to be continuously recovering from the Hernia Surgery he underwent Wednesday; Pope however expresses gratitude for prayers and closeness amid hospitalization.

Pope Francis underwent a Hernia surgery in Gemelli Hospital on Wednesday after his General Weekly Audience. The Surgeon that operated on him announced that “the surgery, decided upon over the past few days by the medical team assisting the Holy Father” went without complications.

He added  that The Holy Father will remain in the hospital for several days “to allow for a normal post-operative course and full functional recovery.”

According to the Vatican Sunday update on The Pontiff’s health, medical personnel announced that the pope’s convalescence is steady. No health abnormalities have been observed.

“The medical staff has informed us that the post-operative recovery of Pope Francis is normal. The Holy Father continues to be apyretic and haemodynamically stable (no fever, stable heart rate, and pressure); he underwent respiratory physiotherapy and continued to move about, the Vatican quotes.

Pope Participated in a television live mass. He also said the Angelus prayer.”In the course of the morning, he followed Holy Mass live on television and received the Eucharist. He then went to the chapel in his private apartment, where he gathered in prayer for the recitation of the Angelus.”

The Medical personnel further reported Pope “had lunch with those who are assisting him during these days of his stay in the private apartment (doctors, medical assistants, nurses, staff, and Gendarmerie Corps personnel.”

The Holy Father however has expressed gratitude for prayers and closeness while he is in hospital.“I sincerely appreciate the prayers and numerous expressions of closeness and affection received in the past few days. I am praying for everyone, especially those who suffer, I ask you to keep me in your prayers,” Pope stated in a Friday tweet.

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