As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, health care facilities are working to curb the spread of the virus. Hospitals and clinics are restricting visitors and sometimes even leaving patients to spend their last moments alone under quarantine. Those restrictions also include hospital chaplains, long a source of comfort for hospice patients and grieving family members. Rev. Martin Montonye is the supervisor of the Clinical Pastoral Education at NYC Health and Hospitals. Soledad O’Brien spoke with him about how pastors are staying true to their mission from outside the hospital room. 

 

 

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