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Pope Francis seen using wheelchair for the first time following knee surgery announcement

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Pope Francis was seen in public utilizing a wheelchair on Thursday, Might 5, days after he stated he was having a minor knee operation.

 

The pontiff, who has been affected by ache in his proper knee for a while, was wheeled into the Paul VI corridor in Vatican metropolis for a gathering with nuns and mom superiors from around the globe.

 

The newspaper, Il Messaggero, stated the nuns applauded the pope at size as he was wheeled into the room by his most trusted assistant as we speak, Might 5.

 

Pope Francis seen using wheelchair for the first time following knee surgery announcement

 

In an interview with Corriere della Sera on Tuesday, Might 3, Francis, 85, stated he was about to endure a minor “intervention with infiltration” on account of a strained ligament.

 

On the finish of an viewers with bishops from Slovakia final week, the pope, seated in a chair, apologised for not having the ability to rise to his ft to greet his visitors.

 

“There’s a drawback, this knee doesn’t work,” he stated. “I’ve to obey the physician, who instructed me to not stroll.”

 

Though he has used a wheelchair earlier than, this was the primary time he has appeared in a single in public.

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