UPDATE: Elderly are to be valued, not discarded, pope says

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Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, bless baskets of flowers that young people distributed to older people attending Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican July 25, 2021. The Mass marked the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)