Bishop Muench transported to hospital, overcome by heat after celebratory Mass

4 weeks ago WBRZ 0

BATON ROUGE – Bishop Robert Muench has been taken to the hospital after a heat-related incident occurred Sunday afternoon.

A statement from the Diocese of Baton Rouge says Muench was “overcome by heat at a reception after celebrating his Golden Jubilee Mass at Saint Joseph Cathedral.”

Muench was transported to Our Lady of the Lake as a precautionary measure where he will be kept overnight for observation.

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