Healthcare is a Big Challenge to Catholic Church: Pope

The Church always turns with the same spirit of fraternal sharing to those who experience pain, animated by the Holy Spirit with the power of love, returned meaning and dignity to the mystery of suffering, Pope Benedict XVI said in his message to the 27th International Conference of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care held in Rome in Vatican’s new synod hall recently.

Speaking to Daijiworld, Archbishop of Bangalore Most Rev Dr Bernard Moras, who attended the five-day conference from November 15 to 20 as one of the five Indian delegates and presented a paper on ”Catholic Hospitals in a challenging world,” recalled Pope’s message of encouragement to all those involved in the ministry of health care to continue the good service to the Church, Society and Humanity, as healthcare was a big challenge to the Catholic Church.  More.