The Lourdes Medical Bureau, circa 1950

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Bureau des constatations médicales de Lourdes (France); Pilgrims; Sick persons; Healing; Joseph Pelissier; John Sheehan; Dr. Niewdan; Alphonse Oliviéri
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Dr. Pelissier examines a patient brought in by a French pilgrimage doctor. There was no question of a cure here. Dr. John Sheehan (an American from Portland, Oregon wearing dark suit) confers with Dr. Niewdan, a Lourdes physician who gives a great deal of time to work at the Medical Bureau. To the left of Dr. Niewdan is Dr. Olivieri, Vice President of the Medical Bureau.