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almoner

(formerly) a person who distributes alms or charity on behalf of a household or institution
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In 1854, President Franklin Pierce vetoed a bill intended to help the mentally ill, writing to the Senate, "I cannot find any authority in the Constitution for making the Federal Government the great almoner of public charity." He added that to approve such spending would "be contrary to the letter and spirit of the Constitution and subversive of the whole theory upon which the Union of these States is founded." President Grover Cleveland out-vetoed his predecessors by vetoing 584 acts of Congress, including many congressional spending bills, during his two terms as president in the late 1800s.
Also previously of High Wycombe and Aberdeen where she had been Almoner at children's hospitals.
She covers a religious paper thoroughly humanitarian, cosmopolitan compassion, we are fighting for philanthropy, almoner of the world, the limits of Evangelical benevolence, to safeguard Christian America, and a shifting landscape.
ALMONER A Type of wardrobe B Hospital social worker C One who keeps record of the days who am I?
He reviewed arrangements for medical care and cleanliness in emergency ward, paeds emergency, pathological lab, almoner office, sitting arrangements for the patients in OPD.
His study examines the letters between Thomas Sailly, Jesuit almoner for the troops of Alexander Farnese after the conquest of the Southern Netherlands and the Plantin Press in Antwerp.
Brian Atkinson, almoner of Northumberland Freemasons' Purcell Lodge, delivered the items to Blyth Community Hospital this week - 10 years after fundraising began for palliative care ward 3.
The chief alms-giver, whom he appointed for the position of "almoner," is a Polish archbishop, Konrad Krajewski.
13) that the project was a joint initiative of the pope and Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner who distributes charity on the pope's behalf.
The Vatican almoner meanwhile dispensed charity on the pope's behalf to homeless people sleeping rough around Rome's main train station Termini, handing out an Easter greeting card and 50-euro ($69) notes each.
Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, considered the almoner of the pope, virtually confirmed the speculations that the former archbishop of Buenos Aires joins him in nightly trips into Rome for the discreet works of charity.