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Seminarians need 'solid formation' in hospital ministry, chaplain says

May 19, 2020

Future seminarians should receive an “absolutely solid formation” in hospital ministry, a priest working with coronavirus patients has said.  Read more

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How a chaplain brings Christ to patients at Rome’s ‘Covid Hospital 1’

Mar 18, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

“When people need us, we satisfy their need for God,” said Fr. Cesare Pluchinotta, a chaplain in Rome’s primary hospital... Read more

Syrian refugees.

Syria is a new 'massacre of the innocents,' nuncio says

Mar 9, 2018

By Elise Harris

As the number of civilian victims in Syria's bloody civil war continues to climb, Cardinal Mario Zenari, apostolic nuncio in... Read more

Sister Consolata di Santo.

Religious sister who worked with Padre Pio dies at 101

Mar 8, 2018

Sister Consolata di Santo, one of the first religious sisters to work in the hospital developed by St. Padre Pio,... Read more