Pope's strong plea for Vincent Lambert's life

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10/07/2019
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Pope Francis says society cannot decide “Who is worthy to live or who is not,” and that “Doctors should serve life, not take it away.”

He posted this message on his Twitter page. 

Although he doesn't mention him directly, he was referring to Vincent Lambert. This Frenchman has been in a vegetative state for the last 11 years, after an accident.

Despite his parents struggle to keep him alive, the doctors and his wife decided last week to turn off the machines, that provide food and water for him.

The pope asks to pray “for the sick who are abandoned and left to die.” He continues saying that “A society is human if it protects life, every life, from its beginning to its natural end, without choosing who is worthy to live or who is not.”

It's not the first time Pope Francis has asked people to help Vincent Lambert. 

POPE FRANCIS
April 18, 2018
“I would like to reiterate and strongly confirm that the only holder of life, from the beginning to the natural end is God and our duty is to do everything to preserve life.”

The Archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit has invited all priests to celebrate Mass for this young man, who is in his final hours. 

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