Feature 11 February 2009 | 17th World Day of the Sick, 2009

The 17th World Day of the Sick takes place on Wednesday 11 February, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Pope Benedict XVI’s message this year focuses particularly on sick and suffering children.

17th World Day of the Sick, 2009

The below feature contains:

  • the text of Pope Benedict’s 2009 message
  • some background information on

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