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Except for sharing a name, palliative care and hospice for children has little to do with providing the same services for adult patients.
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After debris has been cleared and physical rebuilding is well underway, counsellors for victims of natural disasters and violence contend that real healing still needs to take place.
VATICAN CITY – God's love and the salvation offered in Jesus cannot be understood using intelligence alone and, in fact, trying to make it all reasonable can make one crazy, Pope Francis said.
First-year medical students run while seniors spray them with different types of sauces, liquids, flour and eggs as part of an annual tradition.
Pope Francis raised eyebrows when he recently labelled proselytism as "solemn foolishness." One might ask whether this means the Church is abandoning its mission of proclaiming the Gospel and opting for a philosophy of "live and let live"?
There has always been an innate and healthy tension between theology and catechesis, between what's happening in theology departments in universities and the church pew. Theologians and bishops are often not each other's favourite people. And that's understandable. Why?
Mornin' Zacchaeus. Have you a minute? I'd like to talk to you about yesterday in front of your house."
My wife LaRee and I were asked to address a conference about critical life issues sponsored by the Diocese of Metuchen, N.J. They wanted us to speak about a Christian perspective on suffering, disability and end-of-life care. It is a timely topic because New Jersey is considering a law to allow assisted suicide.
Dr. Donald Low's posthumous plea for assisted suicide posted last month on YouTube, widely reported in the news, along with Quebec's proposed law has generated renewed debate regarding the legalization of "medical aid in dying."
After giving a morning Mass homily on the virtue of poverty, Pope Francis held a private meeting Oct. 21 with a German bishop under fire for a massive building project that critics have denounced as extravagant.