Source Pravda.Ru

Roman Pope entrusts himself to the doctors

Medical tests show ailing &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/cis/2001/06/23/8537.html' target=_blank>Pope John Paul II is improving but he may have to remain in hospital until the middle of next week, the Vatican said, as &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/accidents/2001/04/24/4113.html' target=_blank>Catholics around the world prayed for their flu-stricken 84-year-old leader.

The pope planned to make his first public address since being hospitalized via a special video-linkup on Saturday from his hospital room.