Pontifical Academy for Life sees ‘massacre’ of elderly in Covid epidemic
February 09, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Decrying a “real massacre of the elderly” in the Covid epidemic, the Pontifical Council for life has called for new attention to the treatment of older people. The document, released February 9, questioned the routine institutionalization of the elderly, noting that roughly 75% of Covid deaths among people over 75 occurred in institutions. “The death tolls are brutal in their cruelty,” the statement said.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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