Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
Pope Francis received in audience -- in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Vatican Palace --, the participants in the 21st Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, whose theme this year is: “Assistance to the Elderly and Palliative Care” (New Hall of the Synod, March 5-7, 2015). Here is a translatio...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