Greek Orthodox church leader suffers relapse
July 02, 2007 9:57 AM
ATHENS, Greece-The leader of Greece's Orthodox Church was readmitted to intensive care Monday after doctors said his health had deteriorated.
Archbishop Christodoulos, 68, was hospitalized on June 9 for intestinal surgery and diagnosed with cancer on June 21.
On Monday, doctors at the state-run Aretaieon hospital said they had removed fluid from his digestive tract.
Elected Church leader in 1998, Christodoulos has been visited in hospital by Greece's prime minister and president.