Rome Congress The First International Meeting on the care of the elderly, will take place in Rome on 29 – 31 January 2020
The first International Conference on the pastoral care of the elderly “The richness of many years of life” is the response of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life to this calling of the Holy Father.
The meeting will focus on how to deal with the culture of discarding the elderly, their role in the family and their particular vocation in the Church. The Holy Father will receive the participants at a Special Audience.
CLOSING TOPICS of the CONGRESS
The Pastoral Care of the Elderly in ordinary pastoral care
Maria Elisa Petrelli – Responsible for the Pastoral Care of the Elderly of the Episcopal Conference of Argentina
‘Towards a pastoral care of the elderly’ – Rev. Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello, I.Sch.
Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life