Articles on this issue "sick"
Jesus' healing work is continued in the Church through the sacraments, the charity of the community and an understanding of the meaning and value of illness, Benedict XVI is pointing out. The …read more
The Church is the family of God in the world, and must care for its members, especially sick and suffering children, Benedict XVI is affirming. The Pope stated this in his message for the 17th …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered today before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, Today the Gospel …read more
Pain is the door by which the faithful can enter into the mystery of redemption, and reach with Christ peace and happiness, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this in his message for the 16th …read more
Here is a nonofficial Vatican translation of the Benedict XVI's message for the 16th World Day of the Sick, which will be celebrated on the diocesan level Feb. 11. * * * Dear Brothers and …read more