Posts Tagged ‘culture of disposal’

Pope Francis: The elderly can support young people through prayers

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Wednesday that the elderly play a key role in the lives of the youth, and revealed that he still keeps the letter his grandmother wrote him for his ordination in his daily prayer book. “I still treasure the words my grandmother wrote to me on the day of my ordination. […]
Publish date: 2015 - 3 - 12

Pope Francis: People live longer, but the human heart has not extended to embrace the years added to life

(CNA/EWTN News) In his general audience on March 4, Pope Francis condemned modern society for silently disposing of the elderly, saying that a civilization which views them only as burdensome is ‘perverse’ and ill.
Publish date: 2015 - 3 - 6

Fr. Daniel Chui: Looking at Life and Death in Sickness

Once again, euthanasia and assisted suicide have generated a lot of discussions lately. There are different views regarding how to help the terminally ill. Fr. Daniel Chui, who is currently battling with cancer, shares with us the struggles he has been through as well as his view towards assisted suicide.
Publish date: 2014 - 11 - 1