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Pope Francis: Do not abandon grandparents and elderly; remain close to...

“All too often, loneliness is the bleak companion of our lives as elderly persons and grandparents,” the pope said. 

Church in Bangladesh honors elderly people

Francis Bepari, the Caritas Regional Director of Barisal, presided over the event and kicked off the discussion.

China’s elders savor twilight years as the young toil

The ageing population is piling pressure on younger Chinese forced to take care of elderly family members, as well as the country's welfare system

Impact of grandmas on family, society

The more grandparents doing “apo-stolic duty,” the more mothers doing work for pay

Pope Francis decries culture that ‘throws away’ unborn children, elderly, poor

Speaking from the window of the Apostolic Palace, the pope noted that the “throwaway culture” is predominant in more affluent societies

Pope Francis: An alliance between old and young will save the...

“There is no bitterness because time is passing by, and he or she is about to move on. No. There is that joy of good wine."

Pope Francis preaches sharing faith with love before 50,000 at Canada’s...

“In addition to being children of a history that needs to be preserved, we are authors of a history yet to be written,” the Holy Father said

SPOTLIGHT: Living through it all

Our first story in the series "Listening with the heart through generations" in which 11-13 year-olds tell the stories of those living on the fringe of society in Asia

Video: Pope Francis asks for prayers for the elderly

Pope Francis has asked the Catholic Church to pray in a special way for the elderly during the month of July

Papal nuncio to Manila asks Filipinos to pray for Pope Francis’...

Pope Francis said the elderly must accept their physical limitations, noting that he now has to walk with a cane

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