U.S. hospital offers terminally ill Charlie Gard 'free treatment' after Trump intervenes
00:11, Jul 6, 2017
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Not having time to investigate into "who was right" doctors, family, court etc, we prayed for the child and his family and my conscience said to me ' if you don't speak out, who should?'
The life support he is receiving at a London hospital soon will be turned off over the objections of his parents, who want to take him to the United States for experimental therapy they believe could prolong his life.
Bambino Gesù Hospital put out a statement on Monday, saying that Enoc had instructed the hospital's health director to ask London's Great Ormond Street Hospital if the terminally ill 10-month-old Gard could be moved.
The Bambino Gesu Hospital in Rome said in its statement that they offered to keep Charlie on life support and allow his parents to decide "how to handle" switching off life support and when to do it.
In a statement, the Vatican press office said Francis "is following with affection and sadness the case of little Charlie Gard and expresses his closeness to his parents".
The Gard case has stirred wide worldwide interest, with U.S. President Donald Trumptweeting out on Monday, "If we can help little #CharlieGard, like our friends in the United Kingdom and the Pope, we would be happy to do so".
The Pope tweeted out his support for the child, as did President Trump.
Charlie with his mother Connie and dad Chris. But Bambino Gesu hospital President Mariella Enoc said she was informed that the board of the London hospital said Charlie can not be moved for legal reasons.
But Charlie's parents took the matter to court, and eventually appealed their case to the European Court of Human Rights. On June 29, hey were denied their final wish to take their son home to die.
But following the Supreme Court and European Court rulings that his life supports system should be switched off there is no chance that the youngster would be allowed to fly across to Italy.
The Prime Minister has finally waded in on the tragic case after medics said their "hands were tied" over letting the stricken 11-month-old fly to the Pope's hospital for treatment.
Citing legal issues, the White House declined to say whether a US hospital or doctor had become involved in the discussions to provide care for the child.
Charlie suffers from a rare mitochondrial disease and brain damage.
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Foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata pictured Charlie at the "center of an ethical and legal battle that now involves Pope Francis and President Trump" while the chyron read, "A Fight for Life".
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