- Dec 10, 2019
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.”
Love is a miraculous force that helps the parents of sick children focus on the beauty of their children’s lives and keeps the flame of hope for a cure alive, Pope Francis told an Italian couple and a group of their supporters.
In a wide-ranging interview, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis’s right hand man and top diplomat, spoke about the Vatican’s hope for the ongoing dialogue between the two Koreas and the concern over the situation in Syria.
Ailing toddler Alfie Evans died in the early hours of Saturday morning after being removed from life support.
Charlie Gard’s parents say they have been watching the Alfie Evans case “with heavy hearts,” and have pledged to try and change British law to “prevent parents experiencing painful and prolonged conflicts with medical professionals.”