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In Ukraine, Sister Justine stays with babies at pediatric hospice

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Sœur Faustine Holubets

Paola Belletti - published on 03/04/22

"She’s there tonight, during the war, filling with love the last days of tiny babies like the one she’s holding tonight."

While the horror of the war in Ukraine shakes the world, Dr. Matilde Leonardi—director of the Besta Hospital in Milan, neurologist, specialist in neonatology, pediatrics and bioethics—recently shared on social networks her great emotion while telling the beautiful story of Sr. Justine, a member of the Pontifical Academy of Life alongside Dr. Leonardi.

“She’s there tonight, during the war, filling with love the last days of tiny babies like the one she’s holding tonight. You can only pray and do your duty, she tells me. Yes to Life. Sister Justine is one of my heroes in my life.”

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