Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
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"
Caleb Beaver died at age 16 on Christmas Day in 2011 due to a previously undiagnosed congenital malformation of his blood vessels. His devastated parents agreed to the donation of his heart, …read more
By Junno Arocho The Holy visited the "Viva Gli Anziani" Retirement home for the elderly yesterday in Rome, saying that he came not only as Bishop of Rome, but as well as "an elderly man …read more
Yesterday morning, Pope Benedict XVI went to visit the “Viva gli Anziani” Retirement home of the Sant’Egidio Community at Gianicolo in Rome on the occasion of the European Year of Active …read more
Intergenerational Solidarity was at the heart of this year’s annual summit meeting of European Faith leaders with the Presidents of EU Institutions. This was the eighth such high-level …read more
One of the traditional names given to the Blessed Virgin Mary is "Our Lady of Sorrows," a title under which the faithful reflect on the sorrowful events of her life, specifically the …read more