Pope returns to Vatican after complicated surgery

The Pope has left the hospital after undergoing major intestinal surgery on July 4. He was taken from the Clinica Gemelli in Rome in a car with tinted windows. He was later spotted returning to his home in the Vatican.

On his way home, the pope stopped at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore to pray and express his gratitude for the successful operation.

Pope returns to Vatican after complicated surgery

According to official Vatican information, Pope Francis also prayed for all the sick, especially those he met during his stay.

Recall that the Pope was hospitalized with diverticulitis, an inflammation in the intestines.