Pope Francis Promotes Vatican Nurse Who ‘Saved His Life’

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Saving the pope’s life can take you a long way and for one nurse at the Vatican, it meant a special promotion.

Meet Massimiliano Strappetti. Just a few days ago, he was the nursing coordinator for the Vatican’s Health Department. But now, he’s the pontiff’s ‘personal health assistant.’

Last year, Pope Francis credited Nurse Massimiliano Strappetti for advising him to undergo intestinal surgery.