Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew admitted to hospital for a second time during US trip


Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will be admitted to the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York to undergo an examination on Wednesday, delaying his departure from the United States.

Doctors will determine if the Patriarch requires angioplasty and stent placements.

READ MORE: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meets with US President Joe Biden.

The Patriarch also underwent tests on Tuesday that, according to a statement released by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, were very promising.

Bartholomew is closing a tour of the US, which included the door-opening ceremony of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at the World Trade Center.

Bartholomew also met with US President Joe Biden during his trip.

READ MORE: Orthodox patriarch blesses shrine near 9/11 memorial.

The Patriarch was also hospitalised at the beginning of the tour and was treated for fatigue-like symptoms.

READ MORE: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew hospitalised during Washington visit.

Source: Ekathimerini.

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