- Jul 25, 2021
In a case reminiscent of those of Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans, the family of a gravely ill five-year-old child has been given permission to take her out of the country for treatment.
An English bishop has called on people to “be reserved in our judgement” in the latest tragic case of a seriously ill child being threatened with the removal of her life support.
On its 150th anniversary, the pope’s hospital in Rome makes a commitment to treating all children, especially those with rare or incurable diseases.
A conference in Rome attempted to promote medical care that let infants speak for themselves when it comes to their treatment and life.
Rome’s papally sponsored pediatric hospital tries to follow Pope Francis’s lead and reach out, including trying to welcome children with rare disorders such as Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans.
After Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans, the pope’s hospital issues charter of rights for incurable children.
Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Liverpool to pay tribute to Alfie Evans on the day of the toddler’s funeral.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols said some of those supporting Alfie Evans’s family were not serving Alfie’s best interests, and others were even using the boy’s illness “for political purposes.”