Pope Francis phoned Vincent Lambert’s mom with ‘touching’ message as son lay dying

LifeSiteNews | 7/18/2019 | Staff
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July 18, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis called Viviane Lambert during the terrible ordeal that led to the deliberate ending of the life of her son, Vincent Lambert, who died of thirst on July 11 after nine days without food and seven without hydration.

She has just confirmed to LifeSiteNews that she received a “touching,” “paternal,” “very personal” message on her mobile phone from the Pope. She has not spoken of this to the media to date.

Interview - Vincent - Death - Viviane - Lambert

In the first interview she has given since Vincent’s death, Viviane Lambert told LifeSiteNews about her son’s sufferings, and her own sadness and feelings of “shock and anger” at having to witness Vincent’s slow and cruel killing before her own eyes.

She spoke of the continued interaction she had with him during his last days and also of her profound hope that Vincent is now with God, hopefully in a position to intercede for “France, [which] does not deserve this.”

Viviane - Lambert - Today - Woman - Courage

Viviane Lambert is today an exhausted woman, whose extraordinary courage and resilience have helped her fight seemingly impossible battles. She spoke of her desire to “rest,” but told LifeSite she will not give up her struggle for “justice,” if only for the future potential victims of France’s end-of-life law. That law allowed the legal killing of a man who was severely handicapped and brain-damaged, but certainly not at the end of his life.

Below is the full text of our interview with Viviane Lambert.

LifeSiteNews - Viviane - Lambert - Events - Tragedy

LifeSiteNews: Viviane Lambert, you have lived through events that were beyond mere tragedy, you have experienced something unheard of: does anything of it remain with you today that gives you hope for life?

Viviane Lambert (V.L.): These last few days...have followed one another in sadness and helplessness: we were forced to witness the crime committed on Vincent. I dare to use the word “crime” to describe...
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