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Saint Peter’s Square witnessed once again the embrace of the Pope Emeritus and Pope Francis. The occasion was today’s celebration of the Elderly. This Sunday morning, grandparents and elderly from more than 20 countries gave witness of a full and happy life at the service of others. This Day, called “The Blessing...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
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
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