Speaking on a rainy Sunday in Rome from the window of the Apostolic Palace to the crowd huddled under umbrellas below, the pope said that he wanted to express the closeness “of the entire Church to all those who are sick or frail.”
Coordinators of the Catholic Health Commission (CHC) in Malawi have told the people of God in the country to shelf their personal agendas while attending to the sick.
Sickness and vulnerability is scary because it is a threat to the culture of efficiency, Pope Francis said on Tuesday in a message published ahead of the World Day of the Sick.
Nigerians can wade through the challenges facing the country by embracing “true valentine love”, which is characterized by self-denial and sacrifice, a Catholic Bishop in the West African country has said.
‘How many sick and elderly people are living at home and waiting for a visit!’
Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic had “exposed inefficiencies in the care of the sick.”
As the universal Church prepares to mark the 28th World Day of the Sick on February 11, the Catholic Health Professionals Guild in Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has outlined a series of activities to commemorate the day, geared towards the promotion of human dignity and life.
The directive by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda that his country’s security agencies enforce the ban on the use of polythene bags into the second year, a Bishop in the East African country has banned the use of plastic bags, popularly known as “kaveera” in wrapping Church offertories, advocating for the use of decomposable materials that are friendly to the environment.
The principles of solidarity and subsidiarity should be used together to ensure everyone, including the person experiencing poverty, has access to suitable healthcare, Pope Francis said Friday.