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For-profit Saint Vincent Hospital may offer peek at Caritas future

A nun’s portrait and other Catholic decor are in prominent view at Saint Vincent Hospital. A nun’s portrait and other Catholic decor are in prominent view at Saint Vincent Hospital. (Jonathan Wiggs/ Globe Staff)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / April 28, 2010

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WORCESTER — In the Saint Vincent Hospital chapel, a candle in red glass glows on the altar, signifying the presence of the host in the tabernacle beside it. The bishop of Worcester sits on the hospital’s board, whose meetings begin in prayer. The hospital does not perform abortions, tubal ligations, or vasectomies, in accordance with Catholic teachings. (Full article: 1616 words)

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