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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 year’s convention focused on the elderly who suffer neurodegenerative pathologies. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Than...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
A traditional gathering in Italy for Catholic laypeople brought a message from Pope Francis this year. The Pope sent a message to those partcipating in the 47th Social Week for Italian …read more
In the United States, grandparents' day was celebrated Sunday. In Mexico, it was also celebrated in recent days. In this context, here is a translation of a message from the leaders of the …read more
En route to Brazil for World Youth Day, Pope Francis spoke of the dignity and rights of young people, but also of the dignity of the elderly. Vatican Radio reported about the brief …read more
To mark today's eighth anniversary of the death of John Paul II, here is an excerpt from his 1999 Letter to the Elderly. * * * “You show me the path of life, in your presence there is …read more
Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam, Ireland announced today the death of his predecessor, Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Cassidy. The retired archbishop of Tuam passed away last night. Archbishop …read more