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Holy See Address to UN on the Rights of the Elderly

"a purely economic and functional approach toward elderly persons risks to create a culture where the weakest and most fragile members of society ... are in danger of being thrown away from a system that must be efficient at all costs"

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Here is the text of a declaration made by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi to the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council, on the rights of the elderly. Archbishop Tomasi is the Holy See's representative to the UN offices in Geneva. * * * Mr. President, The number of elderly persons within the general population is...

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