Sources in the Vatican told an Italian news agency that the breathing tube inserted Feb. 24 has made it difficult for the ailing pontiff to eat. Doctors are considering inserting a feeding tube in an effort to improve his nutrition.
An Italian newspaper reports that a hospital visit would also allow physicians to run tests on the breathing tube. It was inserted when the pope underwent a tracheotomy to ease his breathing problems. link
Jerry Falwell has just been rehospitalized, and there are conflicting reports on his condition.
In light of some of the religious discussion with regard to Terri Schiavo, these developments are sure to be included in the debate.
What do you think?
(also posted this on kos)