Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
On the Via Caio Cestio, between the Testaccio quarter and the Egyptian pyramid, the branches of the cypresses shaken by the wind capture the attention of passers-by. Their movement seems to point to the inscription “Resurrecturis,” which surmounts a large and massive entrance. When passing through it, one is led ...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
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
As Pope Francis made his way across St. Peter's Square in his popemobile, his security team carried an elderly woman in a wheelchair, so she could greet the Pope. Visibly moved, the woman …read more