Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
Chris Faddis had to learn very early about what Vatican II calls a "continuation of the marriage vocation," that is the stage of widowhood. He was married in 2006 and just a couple months after his sixth anniversary, lost his wife to cancer. Faddis wrote a memoir that pays tribute, ultimately, to the sacrament ...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
Restrictions on the use of euthanasia are increasingly bent or simply eliminated. The most recent example of this is in Belgium. Prison inmate Frank Van Den Bleeken is now cleared for …read more
Saint Peter’s Square witnessed once again the embrace of the Pope Emeritus and Pope Francis. The occasion was today’s celebration of the Elderly. This Sunday morning, grandparents and elderly …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave at a meeting with elderly and grandparents. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI also attended the event. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, good …read more
The Vatican press office announced today that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will attend the encounter with Pope Francis and the elderly this Sunday morning in St. Peter’s Square. The encounter …read more
Here is the text of a declaration made by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi to the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council, on the rights of the elderly. Archbishop Tomasi is the Holy See's …read more