The global pandemic, coronavirus since its outbreak seems to be causing more mayhem in Italy than Wuhan in China where the disease first started hence killing 67 priests in the country.
Most of the death were recorded from Bergamo, the epicentre of the virus since it outbreak in the country.
The deaths were said to have come up as a result of constant contacts with coronavirus patients in Hospitals and homes as directed by Pope Francis.
The Pope said a prayer for the priests who paid with their lives to save coronavirus patients saying; “I thank God for the example of heroism that the priests who pay with their lives give us.”
The Pontiff also said a word of prayer for this selfless nuns who died while trying to save others.