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| 26th March 2008 | Modified: 17th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 34 times | Liked 0 times

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26th March 2008

Following recent medical advice, Cardinal Keith O'Brien attended Edinburgh Royal Infirmary today (Wednesday 26 March 2008) where he was fitted with a pacemaker. This was an elective admission timed to coincide with a short holiday break. The procedure was carried out under local anaesthetic and did not involve heart surgery.
 
Cardinal O'Brien will resume a full programme of engagements in the coming weeks.

ENDS


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No further statements on the Cardinal's condition will be issued at this time.

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