On January 27 Archbishop Gabriel underwent a surgical operation which had been planned for some time. He was released from hospital on 2 February and after a short convalescence resumed his duties at the headquarters of the Archdiocese on February 22. The operation went well, a lung tumour was removed, postoperative test results are satisfactory and doctors say they are confident.
Archbishop Gabriel left the hospital in Maastricht on Wednesday, February 2 in the morning, one day before the date of his official release. He is now resting in his house in Maastricht and will return to Paris at the end of his convalescence towards of the end of February.
He thanks with all his heart all those who supported and continue to support him by their prayers.
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