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Cardinal Parolin Returns to Vatican After Time in Hospital for Surgery

Declaration of Holy See Press Office, Director, Matteo Bruni, Says Vatican Secretary of State Will Be Resuming Duties

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Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin returned to the Vatican after his recent surgery.

Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, communicated this today, Dec. 14, in a message to accredited journalists.

Released from the hospital after entering the hospital on Dec. 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, for his surgery for prostatic hypertrophy, Cardinal Parolin will resume his work in the very near future.


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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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