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Pope Francis received in audience -- in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Vatican Palace --, the participants in the 21st Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, whose theme this year is: “Assistance to the Elderly and Palliative Care” (New Hall of the Synod, March 5-7, 2015). Here is a translatio...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