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Celebrating 25 Years of Giving

The Papal Foundation presented its first financial support to Pope (now Saint) John Paul II and the Holy See in April 1990.

Since then, the Foundation has provided over $111 million in grants and scholarships to build the Church, educate and prepare leaders, and care for the most vulnerable people, young and old, around the world.

Our commitment today remains the same as it was in the beginning days: To walk in union with the Holy Father and the Magisterium of the Church as we bring the love of Christ to a world in need.

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Honor the Elderly with Care and Dignity, Urges the Pope

March 9, 2015 – The Holy Father reminds families and professional health care providers that all life is precious, from beginning to end. “…when life becomes very fragile and the end of earthly life comes close, we feel the responsibility to look after and accompany the person in the best way possible.” His reflections on end of life care were made at a recent audience with members of the Pontifical Academy for Life. Read the full statement >

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