POSTED: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 7:32pm
UPDATED: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 7:59pm
LAS CRUCES - The Bishop of Las Cruces is resting at home tonight after a bout with pneumonia.
74-year-old Ricardo Ramirez had to be hospitalized last week. He left Memorial Medical Center after spending the weekend there.
LAS CRUCES - Prayers are going up on behalf of Las Cruces Bishop Ricardo Ramirez.
The diocese confirms that the 74-year-old bishop is hospitalized with pneumonia.
Bishop Ramirez is expected to spend the next several days at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces and then rest next week.
Ramirez has led the Las Cruces Diocese for the past 29 years.