Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
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 fullness of life” (Ps 16:11) 14. It is natural that, as the years pass, we should increasingly consider our “twilight”. If no...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
God's justice allows those who have given their lives for him to gain eternal life, Benedict XVI is affirming. The Pope stated this today during the funeral of Cardinal Urbano Navarrete, who …read more
The retired president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is warning against the threat of euthanasia and a society that allows some people the "right" to kill the suffering. …read more
Here is a translation of the remarks Benedict XVI gave today after venerating the Shroud of Turin. * * * Dear Friends, This is a moment that I have been waiting for for quite some time. I have …read more
There is nothing more certain in this world than death, yet there is nothing so feared as illness, pain and suffering. This was the thesis of the address given this week by Cardinal Angelo …read more