***NEW***
Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Pope Francis has instituted the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development into which is merged the competences of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, and the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers effective January 1, 2017. Within the Dicastery are:
* the Commission for Charity
* The Commission for Ecology
* The Commission for Health Care Workers
Cardinal Peter Turkson, the President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, is the first prefect of the new dicastery. The new dicastery will hold an international conference on April 3-4, 2017. In attendance will be Marylee Meehan, RN, NACN-USA and CICIAMS Past President and previous member of the Pontifical Council of Healthcare Workers (Pastoral Care) and Geraldine McSweeney, President CICIAMS
>>>Instituting the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
>>>Read HERE
>>>Statutes of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development>>>Read HERE

—–Effective January 1, 2017 PCHCW (Pastoral Care) ceased—–

Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers (Pastoral Care)

Marylee Meehan, RN Member PCHCW

Marylee Meehan, RN
Member PCHCW

The World Autism Awareness Day

Message of the President of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers (for Health Pastoral Care) on the Occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day – 2 April 2016; From Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski:
Creators of Truth and Witnesses to Truth

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Message on the Occasion of World Autism Awareness Day April 2, 2016

 
 

PAST EVENTS

>> November 19-21, 2015 – XXX International Conference, Vatican City. Theme: The Culture of “Salus” and Welcome at the Service of Man and the Planet. Program
>> November 20-22, 2014 – PCHCW Annual Conference, Vatican City. Theme: Autism

Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers XXIX Conference 2014 - Autism

Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers XXIX Conference 2014 – Autism

>> November 21-23, 2013 – PCHCW Annual Conference in Vatican City. Theme: The Elderly

>> June 14-15, 2013 – PCHCW, IV International Study Meeting, Vatican City, Theme: The Child as a Person and as a Patient: Therapeutic Approaches Compared. Attended by Marylee Meehan, NACN-USA Member and PCHCW Member appointed to the council by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007. The General Session addressed Pediatric Medicine Faced with Malaise and Disturbance in Children and the Suffering Child: Experiences Compared. There were 36 presenters from around the world with every continent represented.