Bishop of Greensburg recovering after Thanksgiving weekend heart attack
Greensburg, Pa., Nov 30, 2018 / 02:40 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania is in recovery after suffering a mild heart attack over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Bishop Edward C. Malesic, 58, underwent a cardiac catheterization Friday, a procedure that aims to diagnose cardiac conditions and arterial blockages.
“After Bishop Malesic’s cardiac catheterization, doctors believe his heart attack was an isolated event. He is being admitted for observation and further testing to confirm that diagnosis,” the Diocese of Greensburg said in a statement Nov. 30.
Malesic, originally a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg, was appointed Bishop of Greensburg by Pope Francis