George sat up for two hours in a chair Sunday. "He's getting a little tired doing it, but it was good for him,'' Dolan said.
Even though he was in bed, George celebrated Sunday mass in his room with Bishop Thomas Paprocki, Dolan said. His vital signs were stable and he had no fever.
The next step will be for George to start walking, she said. He walks with a limp and leg brace because of complications from childhood polio, so "he may have to use a walker or crutches."
Monday, July 31, 2006
Cardinal George on the Mend
Faithful come to the hospital to offer prayers, from Chicago Sun Times: