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Bishop Muench undergoes surgery

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The bishop of the Diocese of Baton Rouge had surgery Tuesday to correct an irregular heartbeat.

Bishop Robert Muench's "procedure went well," according to Vicar General of the Diocese Rev. Than Vu.

Rev. Vu said that surgeons indicated that everything went as planned and thanked everyone for their prayers for the bishop.

A second procedure, to remove a parathyroid gland with a benign nodule, is scheduled for June 17th.

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