Pope Francis expresses his affection for the people of Armenia with a gift of medical equipment, including a new ambulance, Holy See Press Office reports.
The Pope’s representative in Armenia, Archbishop Jose Bettencourt, delivered a concrete sign of the Holy Father’s care and concern on Sunday.
The Apostolic Nuncio blessed a gift from Pope Francis for the Catholic ‘Redemptoris Mater’ Hospital in the northern Armenian town of Ashotsk.
According to a statement from the Holy See Press Office, the gift consisted in a new ambulance equipped with the latest mobile medical equipment and emergency respirators to assist patients with Covid-19.
The Good Samaritan Foundation, a humanitarian agency which is part of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, as well as the Apostolic Nunciature in Armenia, took part in the gesture of mercy.