Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, priest from Italy’s hard-hit north, has died from the deadly coronavirus.
Father Berardelli had a respirator that was bought for him by concerned parishioners, but he gave it to a younger patient who he didn’t know, Vatican consultant revealed.
This kind gesture signed his death warrant as he died of Coronavirus complications not long after.
The human toll of this pandemic is heartbreaking but such selfless acts shows that humanity still lives
Sixty priests have died from coronavirus in Italy, the world’s worst-hit nation. Pope Francis has urged priests to ‘have courage and visit the sick’ despite risks.