Posts Tagged ‘Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital’

Vatican children’s hospital offers COVID booster to fragile patients

Monday, October 11th, 2021

New research conducted by the Vatican-owned Bambino Gesù children’s hospital in Rome has found anti-COVID vaccines to be effective in building immunity in young, immunocompromised patients, who are now being advised to get booster shots. An Oct. 4 hospital news bulletin offered fresh data on the efficacy of anti-COVID vaccines on young patients, particularly those Read more

Spending hospital donations on Cardinal’s apartment

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Spending hospital donations to renovate a cardinal’s apartment is defensible, says the former president of the Vatican’s children’s hospital. Giuseppe Profiti and the former treasurer of Bambino Gesu pediatric hospital have been charged with embezzlement and are on trial in the Vatican’s criminal court. They are accused of diverting 422,000 euros from the hospital foundation Read more

Vatican probes funding of cardinal’s apartment

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The Vatican has launched an investigation into the funding of the restoration of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone’s apartment while he was Vatican secretary of state. Greg Burke, assistant director of the Vatican press office, said two executives from Rome’s Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital – former chairman Giuseppe Profiti and former treasurer Massimo Spina – are being Read more