Experts promote palliative care with spirituality as a boost to clinical medicine

| 19 settembre 2018

Inquiring minds focused on the intersection of palliative care and spirituality during a conference this week in the Texas Medical Center. Houston Methodist Research Institute hosted the Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life (PCSLife) Conference in collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine. On Monday, Sept. […]

 Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life

| 17 settembre 2018

The Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life (PCSLife) conference is a joint project of the Catholic Church’s Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican), The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Research Institute. These groups are united in their passion for promoting palliative care that is just, compassionate, and accessible throughout the world. […]

This fall, the Holy See and The United Methodist Church will unite in a conference to defend patients’ quality of life

| 20 agosto 2018

The Palliative Care and Spirituality for Life (PCSLife) conference is a joint project of the Catholic Church’s Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican), The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Research Institute. These groups are united in their passion for promoting palliative care that is just, compassionate, and accessible throughout the world. […]

Pope Francis: ‘Respect for the world begins with respect for the human body’

| 27 giugno 2018

Sr. Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp The Pontifical Academy of Life is holding a two-day workshop 25-26 June. Pope Francis met with the participants on Monday and shared his thoughts with them regarding the theme: Equal Beginnings. But then? A global responsibility”. Science at the service of life Pope Francis began saying that “human ecology” needs to be encouraged […]

Irish Catholic hospitals who perform abortions ‘fail to be Catholic’

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‘There comes a point at which you have got to stand your ground and say we cannot obey that law if it requires us to carry out direct abortions’ Irish hospitals with a Catholic ethos cannot perform direct abortions and church leaders and the hospital trustees must make that clear to the government, the director […]

Pope Francis: Support life at all stages, avoid ‘dirty work of death’

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VATICAN CITY — Behind the indifference toward human life lies a contagious illness that blinds people to the lives, challenges and struggles of others, Pope Francis said. Like the mythical figure Narcissus, people risk becoming infected by a “contagious spiritual virus” that turns them into “mirrored men and women who only see themselves and nothing […]