Pope: Practice of Putting Elderly Into Care is Form of 'Hidden Euthanasia'

October 1, 2015 (Mail Online) - Pope Francis has condemned the practice of leaving the elderly in care homes as a form of 'hidden euthanasia'.

At a special mass in Rome to honour grandparents, the Pope praised the value of the older generation to society. He stressed the importance of taking care of the elderly properly and warned of a 'poisonous' culture in which they are effectively abandoned in institutions where they may suffer neglect and loneliness. CONTINUE

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