Archbishop Kurtz announces cancer diagnosis, asks for prayers

Posted July 10, 2019 2:43 pm by Editor

Archbishop Kurtz announces cancer diagnosis, asks for prayers

Louisville, Ky., Jul 10, 2019 / 12:15 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Joseph Kurtz requested prayers Wednesday as he announced that he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer and will soon undergo treatment. The Archbishop of Louisville announced he will be out of the archdiocese for three months while he receives treatment.

“I have been diagnosed with urothelial carcinoma in my bladder and prostate and will take part in a treatment plan that includes immunotherapy and chemotherapy for at least 12 weeks,” said Kurtz in a statement posted on the Archdiocese of Louisville website July 9. 

After undergoing chemotherapy, Kurtz said that he will have his

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