If we can help little
#CharlieGard, as per our friends in the U.K. and the Pope, we would be delighted to do so.
Pope Francis has backed Charlie Gard’s parents’ desire to “accompany and care” for their sick baby boy “to the end”, saying he hopes their wishes will not be ignored.
The pope weighed in on the situation as Charlie’s parents spend their last days with him after being given more time before his life support is turned off.
The 10-month-old, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, has been at the centre of a lengthy legal battle that has made headlines around the world.
A statement issued by the Vatican today on Pope Francis’ behalf was in stark contrast to a controversial one issued just days ago by his Pontifical Academy for Life.