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Source: The Holy See in the Italian

Headline: EUROPE/ITALY – world Day of the sick, the Camillians: “Be close to those suffering is an encounter with Christ.”

Rome – “For us Camillians on the occasion of the world Day of the Sick is the opportunity to put the focus on commitment to the service of life’s most fragile, where the sick and give testimony to their journey of suffering”: so says to Fides Agency father Gianfranco Lunardon, Secretary-general of the Order of the Ministers of the Sick , speaking of the Day that is celebrated every year on 11 February, the liturgical memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lourdes. “The care and the care of the sick, ” she recalls, has always been part of the history of the charity of every christian community, on the word of Jesus: ‘I Was sick and you visited me’, and continues today, throughout the world”.

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