Catholic Church and Health Care

by Steve Ray on February 11, 2010

Catholic Church runs 25% of world’s health facilities

http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5422

As the Catholic Church observes the annual World Day of the Sick, the president of the Pontifical Council for Health Care pointed out that the Church administers more than 25% of all the world’s health-care facilities. Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski cited the “117,000 health care facilities, including hospitals, clinics, orphanages,” around the world.

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