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Pope Francis greets a woman before the general audience Dec. 19, 2018.

Pope Francis: Civilized society recognizes the value of human life

Warning of the modern tendency to judge human life on the basis of utility rather than dignity, Pope Francis Thursday... Read more

Where hospices are at their worst, Christians have a mission

In the wake of terrible conditions of negligence and abuse reported at some U.S. hospice facilities, several Catholic doctors are... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience April 20, 2016.

Pope Francis: 'Abortion is never the answer'

Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion is never the answer to difficult prenatal diagnoses, calling selective abortion of the disabled... Read more

Pope Francis visited the neonatology ward of San Giovanni in Rome, Sept. 16, 2016.

Pope visits neonatal unit, hospice to highlight respect for life

On Friday, Pope Francis visited a neonatal hospital unit and a hospice for the terminally ill, stressing the dignity of... Read more

Hospice seeks funds for its human dignity-centered care

An end-of-life care organization based in Denver, Colo. will begin helping patients in earnest later this month and is raising... Read more

(L-R) CEO Kevin Lundy, John Fitzpatrick, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, Barb Fitzpatrick, Deacon Alan Rastrelli M.D., and Mark Skender.

Denver hospice dedicated to upholding Church teaching

A palliative care organization in the Denver archdiocese is committed to providing end-of-life care to patients that fully accords with... Read more