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FATHER GIUSEPPE AMBROSOLI

BEATIFIED IN KALONGO

“Go ahead with courage. There has never been a day that I regretted the choice I made. Indeed, this choice of mine is a wonderful adventure” – Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli

On November 20, 2022, in Kalongo in Uganda, Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli was proclaimed Blessed.

In conjunction with the Kalongo celebrations, the Holy Mass of thanksgiving was celebrated in Como on November 20, presided over by H.E. Cardinal Oscar Cantoni.

On November 29, 2019, the Holy See communicated Pope Francis' recognition of the miracle that occurred through the intercession of Father Giuseppe. Beatification in Kalongo, Northern Uganda on November 20, 2022

On 3 December 2022 in Ronago (CO), the birthplace of Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli, H.E. Cardinal Oscar Cantoni will celebrate Holy Mass in his memory.

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DR. AMBROSOLI FOUNDATION

Since 1998 we support Dr. Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Midwifery Training School in Kalongo in Northern Uganda, founded in 1956 by the Comboni surgeon and missionary Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli. Through the support of the hospital and the midwifery school, we ensure access to health services to local communities and promote the medical and managerial training of local staff, to accompany the hospital towards its autonomy and contribute to the progress of the country.
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WHAT WE DO

We are working in one of the most remote and poor areas of Northern Uganda, in a region lacking health facilities and still heavily affected by the legacy of a twenty-year civil war that has destroyed the social fabric of local communities. We support Kalongo Hospital, the only hospital in Agago district serving also neighbouring districts, which guarantees qualified health care to over 50,000 people every year and oversees the 33 local district dispensaries. For a total population of about 500,000 people. We provide continuity to the midwifery school to empower young Ugandan women and to fight the high rate of maternal and child mortality.
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