Pope Francis mourns death of Vincent Lambert after doctors withhold care

Posted July 11, 2019 10:07 pm by Editor

Pope Francis mourns death of Vincent Lambert after doctors withhold care

VATICAN CITY — “Every life is valuable, always,” Pope Francis tweeted after offering prayers for Vincent Lambert, a 42-year-old French man who died July 11, nine days after doctors stopped providing him with nutrition and hydration.

“May God the Father welcome Vincent Lambert in his arms,” the pope’s tweet said. “Let us not build a civilization that discards persons whose lives we no longer consider to be worthy of living.”

May God the Father welcome Vincent Lambert in His arms. Let us not build a civilization that discards persons those whose lives we no longer consider to be worthy of living: every

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