The Pope underwent a medical examination at a hospital in Rome to rule out any problems earlier than returning to his Vatican residence. The Argentine-born pope, who turns 87 subsequent month, has been scuffling with well being issues for fairly a while, Reuters stories.
His continual knee ache has considerably lowered his mobility, and he is usually compelled to make use of a wheelchair. He additionally underwent stomach surgical procedure in the course of the summer season.
Francis, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has held the papal workplace since March 2013. From the German Pope, XVI. He took his place from Benedek, who unexpectedly resigned as a result of his previous age. Benedict died on the age of 95 on the finish of final yr within the Vatican.
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