Message from Pope Francis regarding the Symposium on Palliative Care

Pope Francis issued a message regarding the Symposium on Palliative Care organized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Pontifical Academy for Life. This international interfaith symposium, titled “Towards a Narrative of Hope,” was held in Toronto from May 21st to May 23rd, 2024.

In his message, Pope Francis encourages the participants in their endeavours to advance palliative care hoping discussions and deliberations during the symposium will strengthen a determination to persevere in love, provide hope to those at the end of life and contribute to the creation of a more just and fraternal society.