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Pope Francis greets patients at a Rome care home for the severely disabled

Pope Francis greets patients at a Rome care home for the severely disabled

Pope makes surprise visit to homes for elderly and disabled

15/01/2016 19:18

In a surprise move on Friday afternoon Pope Francis continued with his program of putting mercy into practice during this Jubilee Year by visiting two homes for elderly and disabled people on the outskirts of Rome.

 

Walking sticks for blind people lying on a floor.

Walking sticks for blind people lying on a floor.

Blind Catholics in Malawi to get support

17/08/2015 16:57

In Malawi, blind or visually impaired people will be supplied with necessary stationery, in a plan aiming to boost participation in Church activities.

 

Pope Francis visits meets with the sick in Turin

Pope Francis meets with the sick during his Apostolic Visit to Turin. Later, on Sunday afternoon, Pope Francis traveled to the Little House of Divine Providence, known as the Cottolengo, to visit with sick and disabled persons.

Pope visits sick and disabled, decries culture of waste

21/06/2015 18:35

In the afternoon on Sunday, during his Apostolic Visit to Turin, Pope Francis visited the sick and disabled at the Little House of Divine Providence.

 

A double rainbow is seen over buildings after rain in Bucharest, Romania.

A double rainbow is seen over buildings after rain in Bucharest, Romania.

Romania Removes People With Disabilities From Institutions

05/06/2015 10:41

Romania says thousands of people with disabilities living in special state institutions will gradually be moved into families, amid international concern over their treatment in the European Union member state.

Jean Vanier

Jean Vanier at a press conference in London for the announcement of the 2015 Templeton Prize

Templeton Prize awarded to L'Arche founder Jean Vanier

11/03/2015 14:29

 The 2015 Templeton Prize has been awarded to Jean Vanier, founder of the L’Arche communities for people living with intellectual disabilities.