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Definition of Moscati, St. Joseph

Moscati, St. Joseph: (1880-1927) Dr. Giuseppe (Joseph) Mosati, physician from Naples. First modern doctor to be canonized by the Catholic Church (in 1987). Moscati directed several hospitals, served as a doctor in the front lines of World War I, healed, taught and supported the poor and outcast. He was professor of medicine at Naples University.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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