Respect life of severely ill patients like Alfie Evans, Pope says

Posted April 16, 2018 9:22 pm by Editor

Respect life of severely ill patients like Alfie Evans, Pope says

VATICAN – Highlighting the plight of a seriously ill toddler in Great Britain and a severely brain-damaged man in France, Pope Francis called for greater respect for every patient’s life and dignity.After praying the “Regina Coeli” with people gathered in St. Peter’s Square April 15, the Pope asked that everyone pray for “people, such as Vincent Lambert in France, little Alfie Evans in England, and others in different countries, who have been living, sometimes for a long time, in a condition of serious infirmity, (and are) medically assisted for their basic needs.”These “delicate situations,” he said, are “very painful and

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