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Pope Francis blesses a sick child

Pope Francis blesses a sick child during his visit on Friday to the Prokocim children's hospital in Krakow, Poland

Pope greets sick children, calls for culture of acceptance

29/07/2016 19:09

Pope Francis on Friday visited Krakow's Prokocim Pediatric hospital, where some of the most severely ill children from all over the country are treated and cared for.

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is welcomed by Pope Francis at audience for participants of a Vatican conference on regenerative medicine 28-30 April 2016

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is welcomed by Pope Francis at audience for participants of a Vatican conference on regenerative medicine 28-30 April 2016

Regenerative Medicine: Dr. Soon-Shiong on hopes for Cancer vaccine

10/05/2016 16:30

Vatican Radio's Tracey McClure speaks with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, recipient of the 2016 Pontifical Key Visionary Award for "medical innovators who change the course of history and reduce suffering on a global scale." Learn more about his work to develop a vaccine against cancer...

A sick man is blessed by Pope Francis in the Paul VI hall

A sick man is blessed by Pope Francis in the Paul VI hall

Putting Mercy to Work: Visiting the sick

12/09/2015 10:23

In this week's edition of “Putting Mercy to Work”, Vatican Radio’s programme on the seven spiritual and seven corporal works of mercy, we look at the fifth corporal work, “visiting the sick”.

Dove of hope lavender ribbon

Dove of hope lavender ribbon

Why bother believing in a God that lets the big 'C' happen?

13/11/2014 12:57

(Vatican Radio) For another in his series 'Why Bother? Staying Catholic despite it all', Monsignor Peter Fleetwood tells us how one of the most taboo subjects is "the big C", cancer, which seems to have such a grip on us.