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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 from more than 20 countries gave witness of a full and happy life at the service of others. This Day, called “The Blessing...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
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
The dramatic aging of the world’s population will impose a “demographic tax” on economic growth over the next two decades, warned a recent report published by Moody’s Investors Service. The …read more
About a month ago Twitter got lit up with superheroes. The actors playing the Avengers all tweeted pictures of support for a man dying of cancer, who is a lifelong comic book fan. Through a …read more