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Christopher Ruddy, associate professor, theology and religious studies, was quoted in a July 26 Associated Press story about Pope Francis’ praise for the elderly during his visit to Rio de Janeiro for World Youth Day.

At World Youth Day, Pope Honors the Elderly

From: Associated Press
Date: July 26, 2013
Author: Rachel Zoll

Pope Francis has introduced a surprising theme during an event dedicated to inspiring young people: He has repeatedly praised the elderly as valued contributors to the church's future.

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