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Alta Fixsler

Alta Fixsler: Family friend says U.K. hospital can remove toddler’s life support ‘any time’

Aug 14, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Fixsler family is fighting to keep their 2-year-old daughter, Alta, on life support in the U.K. But the Hasidic... Read more

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury

Legal assisted suicide bill would mean killing, not caring, UK bishop warns

May 24, 2021

A true culture of caring protects the sick, the vulnerable, and the elderly, said one English Catholic bishop in response... Read more

Pope Francis visits the Bambino Gesu di Palidoro hospital outside Rome, Jan. 5, 2018.

Pope Francis prays for children suffering from rare diseases

Feb 28, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis prayed Sunday for children suffering from rare diseases that they may feel “the caress of God’s love and... Read more

Group of orphans.

Ecuador shelter serves patients and orphaned children with HIV

Dec 19, 2018

The San Luis Gonzaga Catholic shelter in Guayaquil, Ecuador, provides free lodging and care for people with HIV, including children... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope praises work of nurses, recalls the one who saved his life

Mar 3, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Speaking to a group of nurses on Saturday, Pope Francis thanked them for their valuable work and paid a tribute... Read more