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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 representative to the UN offices in Geneva. * * * Mr. President, The number of elderly persons within the general population is...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
"In our society there is a tyrannical dominance of an economic logic that excludes and at times kills, and of which nowadays we find many victims, starting with the elderly." These were the …read more
The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) recently received a $2.5 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, payable over three years. The grant will support the NRRO’s …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave Saturday to participants in the international conference hosted by the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry. The theme of this …read more
"I am a happy and busy retired person,"said Bishop Jose Luis Redrado. "I have before me a new life, full of experiences which I hope to convert into reality, because there are no age limits …read more
During Mass at Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis called on the faithful to care for grandparents, for without them there is no future. The Holy Father drew his homily from today’s …read more