Archbishop of Cyprus undergoes surgery for fractured humerus

Nicosia, Cyprus, March 4, 2022

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Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus underwent surgery late yesterday afternoon to treat a fracture in his right humerus.

The operation was successful and the Archbishop is expected to be discharged within the next few days, reports Romfea.

Abp. Chrysostomos has had many health issues in recent years and undergone several operations.

In October 2018, the Cypriot primate initially announced that he had been suffering from cancer since that summer and underwent laparoscopic surgery in London to remove two tumors. Upon his return to Cyprus, he began chemotherapy, and in March 2019, he announced that he was cancer free.

It late August it was discovered that his cancer had returned and a new cycle of chemotherapy began, continuing through late-December. In late January 2020, Abp. Chrysostomos underwent a successful liver surgery in North Carolina.

In October 2020, he underwent spinal surgery in Athens.

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