Statement from Cleveland Clinic Regarding Pope Shenouda
CLEVELAND, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "H. H. Pope Shenouda III, Pope of
Alexandria and Patriarch of the sea of St. Mark, underwent a one-hour
surgery at the Cleveland Clinic this morning to repair his broken left
femur after he suffered a fall. The surgery was successful and he is
recovering well. He will remain in the hospital for approximately one week
and then receive physical rehabilitation as a part of his recovery," said
Wael Barsoum, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic.
He seems to be recovering well, but do continue to pray for His Holiness.
Pray also for the Coptic Christians under his pastoral care, and other Christians in Egypt undergoing persecution from extremist Islamic groups.
Biretta tip: Ben Johnson