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Exclusive: Bishop Eddie Long responds to health crisis report

Bishop Eddie Long (Photo credit: Twitter – @BishopEddieLong)

Bishop Eddie Long (Photo credit: Twitter – @BishopEddieLong)

Earlier today, rolling out reported “Bishop Eddie Long was suffering a possible health crisis.” According to multiple media sites, Bishop Long was been hospitalized due to complications from an “unspecified gastro-intestinal cancer that has already progressed to stage 4.”

Long was recently in the news regarding a picture that showed a dramatic weight loss.

Bishop Eddie Long (Photo Source: Used by permission of Leonardo Blair of Christian Post Magazine)

Bishop Eddie Long (Photo Source: Used by permission of Leonardo Blair of Christian Post Magazine)

Bishop Long has now issued the following statement to rolling out:

STATEMENT FROM BISHOP EDDIE L. LONG:

“I am recovering from a health challenge that I trust God to deliver me from. It is unrelated to the eating for life diet consisting of mostly raw vegetables that I am continuing , as part of a holistic approach to good health. At this time, my family and I are requesting that you respect our privacy. I truly appreciate your prayers and support for me, my loved ones and my beloved New Birth Church Family.

According to Long’s executive assistant, Elder April McLaughlin:

“Bishop Long is not in the hospital. Thank you for your prayers and there will be no other comments.”

 


1 Comment

  1. hidaya on September 7, 2016 at 1:22 pm

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