Nicol Cardinal L Nicol Cardinal L
Function:
Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Title:
Cardinal Priest of S Pio X alla Balduina
Birthdate:
Oct 31, 1936
Country:
Dominican Republic
Elevated:
Jun 28, 1991
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English Confirmed, Dominican Cardinal is safe after surgery
Jan 19, 2007
The surgery practiced on cardinal Nicolas Jesus Lopez Rodriguez concluded, was very successful and was it necessary to position only 3 artery by-passes.

(Dominican Today, January, 17) SANTO DOMINGO. - Cardiovascular surgeon Freddy Madera provided the information, and said that the religious leader was already awake and made some head movements.

He said that Lopez Rodriguez will remain in ICU for 48 hours, in the Cedimat building of the Plaza de la Salud complex.

The surgeons who participated in the surgery this morning said that the catholic prelate is still breathing artificially and that with the operation seeks for the Cardinal to continue a normal life, but that it went "far better" than the doctors had planned.
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