Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
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"
Here is the Oct. 11 statement from the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada in response to the British Columbia Court of Appeal Decision on assisted suicide. * * * In a long-awaited decision …read more
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: It was always said that a priest could impart an …read more
The Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry participated in Tuesday's International Day of Older Persons with a statement from the president. "The value of the life of the elderly" was …read more
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