Ukraine: in Chmelnyzkyj the hospital that will treat war trauma

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(ANSA) – CHMELNYZKYJ, 07 MAY – The three-storey building has already been built, now the construction site is working to complete the interiors. Immediately after the summer, the Church’s first center will open in Chmelnyzkyj, in the center of Ukraine, to treat soldiers traumatized by war and also those who will be mutilated and in need of rehabilitation. The project belongs to the diocese of Kamianets-Podilskyi. In reality, the heart of the structure is a new seminary but, starting from February 24, the situation in the country has changed and the Church has decided to make room, next to the premises for future priests, for a hospital that will have to treat the most wounds. deep of the war, those that will leave traumas and disabilities, which will require psychiatrists and physiotherapists.

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need is also supporting the construction of the seminary, which due to the emergency of the war will already host war victims in September, those who need longer and more profound care. “This is a great investment for ACS – explains director Alessandro Monteduro in these days on a mission to Ukraine – and the foundation, which has supported the seminar project since 2019, will transfer an additional loan of 500 thousand euros in June. “. (HANDLE).

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