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Pope Francis sends message for 2015 World Day of the Sick

Pope Francis has issued a powerful message for the World Day of the Sick, which takes place on February 11th.  The Pope thanked those who care for the sick, adding that time spent with the ill, is sacred. He also calls for Catholics to embrace wisdom of the heart.  "Occasionally our world forgets the special value of time spent at the bedside of the sick, since we are in such a rush; caught up as we are in a frenzy of doing, of producing, we forget about giving ourselves freely, taking care of others, being responsible for others,â? writes the Pope.  Full Text: Pope's message for the World Day of the Sick 2015