Venerable Giuseppe Ambrosoli

Venerable Giuseppe AmbrosoliProfile

Born the seventh son of Giovanni Battista Ambrosoli and Palmira Valli. As a college student in World War II, he helped smuggle Jews into neutral Switzerland to escape persecution. Physician, surgeon and teacher. Priest. Member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus. In 1956 he began serving as a physician missionary in northern Uganda where he served for over 30 years. He expanded a small dispensary to a modern hospital, and founded Saint Mary’s Midwifery School.

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MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Giuseppe Ambrosoli“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 December 2019. Web. 19 January 2020. <>