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We Join the Pope in Prayer for Vincent Lambert

After the passing of Vincent Lambert, His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his grief over Lambert's death and entrusted him to the hands of God. Read the full article on Vatican News.

"Pope Francis and the Holy See have expressed grief over the death of Vincent Lambert, the French quadriplegic who has been in a vegetative state for a decade.

The 42-year old passed away Thursday morning at the Sebastopol Hospital in Reims, after medics on July 2 switched off food and water systems that kept him alive since a motorcycle accident in 2008.

'May God the Father welcome Vincent Lambert in His arms,' Pope Francis tweeted. 'Let us not build a civilization that discards persons whose lives we no longer consider to be worthy of living: every life is valuable, always,' the Holy Father added."


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