Video EVAnews. There is again concern about the health conditions of Pope Francis. The eyes of the world and the attention of the international press are once again directed to the Gemelli hospital, where the pontiff will undergo surgery. At the end of the general audience, the Holy Father went to the Gemelli University Hospital where in the early afternoon he will undergo a laparotomy and plastic surgery of the abdominal wall with prostheses under general anesthesia, the Vatican spokesman said. Matthew Bruni. After the surgery, according to Adnkronos from qualified sources, Francesco will remain hospitalized, barring complications, at least a week. The type of surgery required following an intestinal obstruction requires at least seven days for good physical recovery. Then it will also be necessary to evaluate the post-operative phase and understand how the course continues after the operation. Meanwhile, faithful and journalists from all over the world will be waiting for good news on the health conditions of the Pope, forced to hospital several times during the last year.