Monday, March 20, 2017

HOLY SEE : Pope meets with man considering suicide

During his March 15 general audience, Pope Francis spoke in St. Peter’s Square with a Peruvian man who has requested assisted suicide in Switzerland.

L’Osservatore Romano reported that Duannie Pinto Gonzales, a man with an incurable degenerative disease, requested to speak with Pope Francis. 

The Pope “greeted him with an embrace and listened a long time,” according to the newspaper.