Archbishop of Cyprus undergoes colon surgery

Nicosia, Cyprus, June 26, 2018

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His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus underwent a colon surgery yesterday, Romfea reports.

According to the medical practitioner’s announcement, the surgery was successful, and the archbishop’s post-operative status is progressing smoothly.

His Beatitude (b. 1941) entered the Monastery of Ayios Neophytos in Paphos at the age of 12, and in 1963 was ordained as a deacon. In 1972 he was elected as the abbot of the monastery and ordained to the priesthood. He was consecrated as the Bishop of Paphos in 1978, and became the Archbishop of All Cyprus in 2006.

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