Pope thanks hospital, 'I felt at home'

Francis had colon surgery at Gemelli on July 4

(ANSA) - VATICAN CITY, JUL 19 - Pope Francis on Monday thanked the Rome hospital where he had a colon op two weeks ago saying he had felt at home there.
    Francis wrote a letter to the head of the Fondazione Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Carlo Fratta Pasini, saying "like in a family I touched with my hand a fraternal welcome and a cordial care, which made me feel at home".
    The Gemelli Hospital is habitually used by popes.
    Saint John Paul II had several operations there. (ANSA).


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