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Bp. Olmsted Removes “Catholic” Status from Another Hospital

Sad. Necessary.

Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, a 212-bed hospital that served about 85,000 patients last year, mostly from the East Valley, has been stripped of its Catholic status. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix temporarily revoked the Catholic status of the hospital on Thursday. Mercy Gilbert had been the last Catholic hospital in the Phoenix area.
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Tori said...

It looks like, according to the Diocese of Phoenix website, the status is not revoked, just under review. I hope they get things straightened out because I had my three babies there, and that's where I'll have my fourth this spring! It's a great hospital with great staff and I'd hate to lose the last Catholic hospital in the area.


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