Pope Francis announced today that the Catholic Church will celebrate an anniversary Fourth Sunday in July each year Annual day for grandparents and eldersEmphasizing that this segment of the population is often forgotten despite the wisdom it can offer to society.
“It is important for grandparents to be with grandchildren and grandchildren with grandparents because grandparents with grandchildren dreaming and will be enthusiastic, and young people, who take strength from grandparents, will be able to move forward,” the 84-year-old Pope said, during the weekly angels ’prayer in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.
The Department of the Laity, Family, and Life said in a statement that on the occasion of the first International Day of Grandparents and Elders this year, “Pope Francis will preside Mass on Sunday evening July 25Out of respect for the health situation in the Basilica of San Pedro. “
The memo states that, as the conference approaches, this section will announce the additional initiatives that will accompany it.
Pope Francis stressed on several occasions in His Holiness the importance of caring for the elderly, and last July encouraged young people to take care of their grandparents and take care of them during the epidemic, with constant invitations in the event that they were unable to visit them. Avoid Coronavirus infection.
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