Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, the Holy See’s permanent observer to the United Nations, submitted the papers for formal “accession” to the convention July 6, the Vatican said.
Old age, frailty and vulnerabilities should not be hidden, Pope Francis said.
The Minnesota Catholic Conference opposed measures that would have promoted a pro-abortion ideology and legalized physician-assisted suicide.
Pope Francis and his guests listened as a violinist played a tune from a famous Italian composer on a multicolored violin made by prisoners using the wood of a shipwrecked migrants’ boat.
“Thrifting feels countercultural, in keeping with Pope Francis’ caution about a ‘throwaway culture.’ It feels Catholic.”
During his general audience Aug. 12, Pope Francis spoke about the coronavirus pandemic and the social diseases it has revealed.
An economic system lacking any ethics leads to a “throwaway” culture of consumption and waste, Pope Francis said.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Growing acceptance of euthanasia does not indicate increased compassion, but highlights the rise of a selfish “throwaway culture” that casts aside the […]