Temporary mobile health clinic for the poor opens in Vatican City

November 19, 2018
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As St. Peter’s Square was being readied for this year’s Nativity scene, a nearby mobile healthcare facility was serving the city’s homeless and poor, according to an article on the CatholicPhilly.com website.

Doctors volunteering from healthcare facilities in Rome clinics and nurses from the Italian Red Cross staff the clinic.

For the second time, the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization organized the free healthcare initiative in conjunction with Pope Francis’ celebration of the World Day of the Poor, which was to be celebrated Nov. 18.

This year, it is offering extended morning and evening hours.

Read the article.


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