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"
Benedict XVI will be praying in October that the dying will find support in the love of their brothers and sisters. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for …read more
A problematic new end-of-life medical form is rapidly gaining ascendency in U.S. healthcare. It is called the "POLST" document. (In my own state of Colorado, it's called a MOST document.) The …read more
Euthanasia advocates continue to press their case in spite of suffering several recent defeats, including a January vote in the French Senate against a proposal to legalize euthanasia. This …read more
The archbishop of Westminster says helping families to care for their elderly members simply makes sense. Archbishop Vincent Nichols affirmed this Saturday at the archdiocesan annual Mass for …read more