Pope Francis to undergo colon surgery: Vatican

Vatican City, Holy See: Pope Francis, 84, was scheduled to have surgery in Rome on Sunday for an inflamed large intestine, according to a Vatican statement. According to the Vatican, the pontiff was hospitalized at Gemelli University Hospital “for a scheduled procedure for symptomatic diverticular stenosis of the colon.” The illness causes inflammation of the … Continue reading Pope Francis to undergo colon surgery: Vatican