Vatican To Hold Three-Day Conference on Autism

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In a press conference this morning in Vatican City, the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers presented its 29th International Conference.  The topic of this year's conference is Autism. More than 650 people from 57 different countries are expected to attend this year's conference, which is titled "The Person With Autism Spectrum Disorders:  Animating Hope".Speakers at the conference on November 20-22, 2014 include:Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Co … [Read more...]

On the International Day of Older Persons, a Love Story

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Tuesday, October 1, is the International Day of Older Persons.  The day was established by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 45/106 on December 14, 1990.  The following year, the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Principles for Older Persons.This seasoned population of grey hairs will assume increasing prominence in the years to come; in only ten years there will be a billion old people on the planet—and the responsibility for their care will fall on the younger gen … [Read more...]