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Abbot’s doctor pleased with successful operation

Abbot John Pereira with one of his nurses, Barbara. Photo courtesy Abbot Pereira

Abbot John Pereira OSB is now recuperating “nicely” at the Monastery of Sant’Anselmo in Rome as his surgery for transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), Thursday, January 24 was conducted.

Abbot Pereira told Catholic News that the surgeon Dr Massimo Zaccagnini was “very pleased” with the outcome of the operation. In a WhatsApp voice note circulating, Dr Zaccagnini is heard saying “John is very good; the operation was very, very good….”

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