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Pope Francis gradually resuming work and walking after his surgery

BBC World

Updated 8:14 AM ET, Sat July 10, 2021

Rome (CNN)Pope Francis is gradually resuming work, is walking, his blood tests are “satisfactory” and “he is continuing the prescribed treatment” following last week’s surgery, according to a spokesperson for the Holy See on Saturday.

The 84-year-old pontiff entered surgery in Rome’s Gemelli hospital last Sunday, hours after conducting the traditional Angelus prayer in St. Peter’s Square.