Bishop Robert Muench asks for prayers before surgeries

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Bishop Robert Muench announced he'll be undergoing two surgeries in the coming weeks. One of the surgeries will reverse an irregular heartbeat and another in June will remove a gland in his neck that has a benign growth. The 70-year-old Bishop says recovery time for each procedure is one to two weeks.

The announcement was made at St. Joseph's Cathedral's morning mass.

Doctors have asked that the bishop receive no visitors so he can recover as fast as possible.

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