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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"
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
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Is it licit to mingle the ashes of several persons …read more
Camillian Sister Candida Bellotti celebrated her 107thbirthday Thursday, making her the oldest nun in the world. It was a very special birthday, as she celebrated with Pope Francis. …read more