Pope's condition improves

 The Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls, yesterday issued the following medical bulletin on the Pope's health: "The Holy Father's post-operative phase is taking place without complications. His general condition and biological parameters continue to be good. "The Holy Father is eating regularly, spends some hours in an armchair and has begun exercises to rehabilitate breathing and phonation." He concluded: "The next communique will be on Thursday, 3 March." Source: VIS