Corona Panic: Italian Bishop Considers It "Imprudent" to administer Last Rites To The Dying

Bergamo Bishop Francesco Beschi, Italy, called it “imprudent” if priests administer sacraments to the dying during the coronavirus crisis. Beschi told Avvenire.it (March 16) that, instead, baptised …
Holy Cannoli
The Diocese of Bergamo Italy is located in the far northern part of the country. Why is that important? It would be tragic if a priest was asked to attend to the dying mother of a mafiosa located in the South, maybe Sicily) and that priest declined to visit the dying mother because Bishop Beschi said it would be “imprudent.”

It would indeed be extremely unfortunate if that priest and even …More
The Diocese of Bergamo Italy is located in the far northern part of the country. Why is that important? It would be tragic if a priest was asked to attend to the dying mother of a mafiosa located in the South, maybe Sicily) and that priest declined to visit the dying mother because Bishop Beschi said it would be “imprudent.”

It would indeed be extremely unfortunate if that priest and even the bishop met with a catastrophic accident such as a bullet to the back of the head or possibly a baseball bat that would crush their legs and force them to hobble on crutches for the remainder of the miserable lives. Those things would indeed be unfortunate…… 🤐

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Ultraviolet
As I've said before, one good thing coming out of the coronavirus crisis is the enemies within the Church are finally dropping their masks and revealing who they are.
prince0357
He is like a physician who hold back the necessary remedy. He will burn in the eternal fire!
F M Shyanguya
These aren’t shepherds,
AlexBKaiser
Coronavirus: has any bishop, anywhere, issued a document on how to die well? Like: going to confession, making a good act of contrition, praying, doing prnance, that sort of thing.
Novella Nurney
Holy Mother Church considers it not just imprudent but a mortal sin for a priest to deny extreme unction to any Catholic in serious danger of death. It is part of thier vocation as a priest. It is in the " duties of thier state in life". It is literally thier job to do so.
purificatio
It is like a burning house that has trapped someone. No priest is expected to enter the flames like a firefighter. No Catholic should invite his priest to do so.
If a priest dies after such a "heroic act", then he neglects those who should be helped by him afterward. Most people dying can not express their wish to recieve the sacraments. The elderly should have prepared themselves already (…More
It is like a burning house that has trapped someone. No priest is expected to enter the flames like a firefighter. No Catholic should invite his priest to do so.
If a priest dies after such a "heroic act", then he neglects those who should be helped by him afterward. Most people dying can not express their wish to recieve the sacraments. The elderly should have prepared themselves already (imminent threat!). Sacraments are not absolutely necessary for the salvation. They can get the same graces through the desire (spiritual reception), in cases of emergency or of grave obstacles. Being extremely contagious constitutes a grave obstacle.
Alex A
Idiot!!!
Novella Nurney
@ purification, as per Rome, Italy, Mar 18, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- “When people need us, we satisfy then need for God,” said Fr. Cesare Pluchinotta, a chaplain in Rome’s primary hospital for Covid-19 patients. The difference in Pluchinotta’s ministry is he must try to fulfill these spiritual needs through glass.

Fr. Pluchinotta is one of two priest chaplains at Spallanzani Hospital, home to …More
@ purification, as per Rome, Italy, Mar 18, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- “When people need us, we satisfy then need for God,” said Fr. Cesare Pluchinotta, a chaplain in Rome’s primary hospital for Covid-19 patients. The difference in Pluchinotta’s ministry is he must try to fulfill these spiritual needs through glass.

Fr. Pluchinotta is one of two priest chaplains at Spallanzani Hospital, home to Rome’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases. Stationed there just six months, he is now grappling with the reality of bringing the sacraments to patients under isolation, in what has become the region’s “Covid Hospital 1.”

As Rome reacts to the growing number of coronavirus cases in Italy.

Link; as reported by SML2 on gloria.tv, from CNA

These are Priests ethically and prudently providing the sacraments of extreme unction, penance, viaticum/ last rites to Catholics as is thier vocation.