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Photo of a portrait of Mary Seacole (c.1869), by Albert Charles Challen (original held by the National Portrait Gallery in London.) Public domain.

‘It meant a great deal to her’: the Catholic faith of the woman voted ‘greatest Black Briton’

Jul 8, 2020

She was voted the “greatest Black Briton.” A statue of her stands opposite the Houses of Parliament. Her heroic life... Read more

Nurses in coronavirus quarantine zone.

Pope Francis says pandemic shows need for more nurses

May 12, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has shown that governments need to invest more in health care and employ more nurses, Pope Francis... Read more

Nurses in coronavirus quarantine zone.

'It’s not just our science, it’s our compassion', Catholic nurse tells White House

May 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A Catholic nurse shared her experience treating new coronavirus patients at a White House event for National Nurses Day on... Read more

Pope Francis on the popemobile kiss child in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis tells medical professionals to defend life

May 17, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis Friday encouraged medical professionals to defend and promote life, highlighting the practice of conscientious objection in today’s healthcare... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope praises work of nurses, recalls the one who saved his life

Mar 3, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Speaking to a group of nurses on Saturday, Pope Francis thanked them for their valuable work and paid a tribute... Read more