Pope Francis admitted to hospital in Rome for surgery

//Pope Francis admitted to hospital in Rome for surgery

Pope Francis admitted to hospital in Rome for surgery

Pope Francis was admitted to a Rome hospital on Sunday afternoon for “scheduled surgery” on his colon later in the day, the Vatican said.Spokesman Matteo Bruni said the pope, 84, was suffering from “symptomatic diverticular stenosis” of the colon, a condition that can cause recurrent abdominal pain, bloating and changes in bowel habits.Bruni said the operation would take place in Rome’s Gemelli hospital, which is the institution where popes receive medical treatment. Another statement would be…

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