NEWS STORY: Pope has successful appendectomy, but questions remain on health

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c. 1996 Religion News Service ROME _ A team of surgeons successfully removed Pope John Paul II’s inflamed appendix Tuesday (Oct. 8) and said there was no recurrence of a benign tumor removed in 1992. But they skirted questions about other illnesses that might be afflicting the 76-year-old pontiff. Doctors described as”typical”the 50-minute appendectomy at […]

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