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The idea of old age as the last stage in the journey to God is a source of great hope

At his general audience Francis says that being old is no time for resting

Francis says it is ‘easy to put our consciences to sleep’ and not visit parents for months at a time

The Pope made the remark in a televised interview with five young Catholics from Belgium

The family is the original safety net. But, for many of us, it’s just not there any more

Benedict XVI says he is ‘an elderly man visiting his peers’ during visit to a home run by the Sant’Egidio Community