Restoring the Sacred

Thursday, April 14, 2011

St. Giuseppe Moscati: Doctor to the Poor

Giuseppe Moscati (1880-1927) was an Italian doctor and university professor noted for his piety as well as his pioneering work as a medical doctor. He devoted his professional life to treating the poor, and was canonized a saint by Pope John Paul II on October 25, 1987.

"St. Giuseppe Moscati - Doctor of the Poor" is a 2007 biographical movie, made in Italy, that chronicles his life between 1903 and 1927, the year of his death.

The movie is available at

You can watch a trailer of the movie by clicking on the link below.

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