Archbishop of Crete Irineos remains in critical but stable condition
The Archbishop of Crete, His Eminence Irineos, continues to be hospitalized in critical but stable condition at a hospital in the city of Irakleio, with the latest medical communiqué referring to acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.
His Eminence is reportedly responding to efforts to wake him and reduce dependence on life support.
The communique stated that «…the waking process has begun and His Eminence responds satisfactorily at the moment. A second COVID-19 test was negative. His medical state is critical but stable due to his age. An outpatient examination continues.»