Euthanasia

September 10, 2014

Legal Group: Belgium’s Assisted-Suicide Law Failed a Depressed Woman

‘People suffering from depression need compassion and love, not a prescription for death,’ said a senior member of Alliance Defending Freedom.

June 23, 2014

French High Court to Hear Euthanasia Case

The government recommends that Vincent Lambert, 39, severely injured six years ago, had no hope of recovery or enjoying a positive effect from the food or hydration that is keeping him alive.

February 28, 2014

Belgium’s Child-Euthanasia Move Deplored as ‘Unbelievable’

Members of the Pontifical Academy for Life convened Feb. 20-21 for a workshop on aging and disability at the Pontifical Augustinianum University.

February 20, 2014

Pontifical Academy Addresses the Science and Ethics of Aging

They will discuss finding an ethical solution to the issues associated with a decline at the end of life, especially in the face of a culture that tends to discriminate against or marginalize the elderly and dependent.

February 20, 2014

Pope: 'Tyrannical Dominion' is Threatening Lives of Elderly

February 14, 2014

Petition Urges Belgian King to Stop Child Euthanasia Law

February 6, 2014

Four-Year-Old Girl Asks Belgian King to Block Euthanasia of Children

The parents of Jessica Saba, 4, who was born with a heart defect, fear that parents of children born with disabilities will ‘give up too early’ if child-euthanasia laws are passed.

December 5, 2013

Belgium Looks Set to Euthanize Children

June 18, 2013

Quebec Euthanasia Bill Criticized for Enshrining ‘Power to Kill

Catholic groups oppose latest legislative push in Canada.

May 13, 2013

Canada's Pro-Life March Reflects Growing Movement

Tens of thousands of Canadians stand up for life at the country's 16th annual March for Life.

May 8, 2013

Ethicist Lauds Ireland's Ruling Against Assisted Suicide

Ireland’s top court said ‘there is no constitutional right to commit suicide or to arrange for the determination of one’s life at a time of one’s choosing.’

November 12, 2012

Post-Election Game Plan for the HHS Mandate

Questions and answers with Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities.

October 1, 2012

Catholic Doctors Tackle How to Survive in an 'Increasingly Toxic Culture'

At the annual Catholic Medical Association conference, Bishop Robert Vasa says the current health-care crisis is ‘a clarion call’ for Catholic doctors in the U.S.

September 21, 2012

Cardinal O’Malley: We Can Win the Fight Against Euthanasia

An interview with the archbishop of Boston.

August 16, 2012

Thousands Die Prematurely on U.K. 'Death Pathway'

Allegations of 'backdoor euthanasia' taint British public-health system.

July 9, 2012

Lord Alton: 'Never Forget Who You Are'

British Member of the House of Lords focuses on defending life at both ends, embattled Christians in the Middle East.

May 25, 2012

Register Radio: Rome's March for Life & Physician's Orders

Edward Pentin and Charlotte Hays

April 12, 2012

Massachusetts Considers Legalizing Assisted Suicide

A victory in the Bay State could give the 'death-with-dignity' lobby momentum.

March 2, 2012

'Survival Guide' for Single Catholic Women, Vocation Video Surpasses 10,000 Views, and more!

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February 24, 2012

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December 8, 2011

Can Clergy Preach Politics?, Are You Dating a Pharisee?, Jimmy Fallon on His Faith, and much more!

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November 21, 2011

Slippery Slope in Canada?

Legal battle could open door to assisted suicide.

November 7, 2011

Working and Witnessing Quietly Amid a Culture of Death

Pro-life Dr. Eda Joanne Angelo honored by bishops’ People of Life Award

October 3, 2011

New Voice for Life: Collin Raye

Country music star will be spokesman for Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network.

July 8, 2011

Hoyas Whip Irish, Catholic Illustrators Guild, Reason Our Ally, and much more!

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June 16, 2011

U.S. Bishops Target Physician-Assisted Suicide

At Seattle meeting, first topic focuses on the human dignity of ill and suffering.

June 11, 2011

Did Apostles Speak in Tongues?, The Virtual Family, Abp. Gomez Goes Viral, and much more!

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June 8, 2011

Remembering the Real Jack Kevorkian

June 7, 2011

Natural Law Ethics: What It Means To Be A Political Animal, Degrees of Prayer, and much more!

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June 3, 2011

Dr. Death Meets an Old Friend

Jack Kevorkian, proponent of physician-assisted suicide, dies at 83 of undisclosed causes.

June 3, 2011

New Christian Constitution in Europe!, Episcopal Surge in UK, Pope Meets with Biden, and much more!

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May 27, 2011

The Incredible Diocese of Lincoln, Franciscan Art, God in the Midst of the Storm, and much more!

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April 11, 2011

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March 29, 2011

Assisted Suicide Mystery: What’s Really Going On?

Annual reports show increasing number of deaths and decreasing amount of information.

March 23, 2011

India Says No to Mercy Killing

A pro-life nation: The supreme court and the government teamed up to fight euthanasia activists, and win.

March 16, 2011

Death Struggles Return

Here comes the assisted-suicide debate again. Fights are heating up worldwide and here at home.

March 8, 2011

Canada’s Baby Joseph Case Spills Over into U.S.

The family continues to face off against doctors as an Evangelical legal group intervenes.

February 4, 2011

Sanctum an unholy affront

Serial euthanasia and atrocious dialogue at 5000 feet below

February 4, 2011

Sanctum an unholy affront (Part 2)

Serial euthanasia and atrocious dialogue at 5000 feet below

January 7, 2011

Outlawing the Natural Law

A world-renowned Catholic doctor warns of the new assault on human dignity and talks about prayer’s medical “side effects,” his debates with Jack Kevorkian and how to prevent Alzheimer’s.

December 15, 2010

Euthanasia on the Silver Screen

India’s Bollywood softens up mercy killing — with song and dance.

December 7, 2010

Meet the Catholics in Congress

Here’s our snapshot of the spectrum of pro-life votes and views of Catholics on Capitol Hill, newly updated for the 112th Congress.

November 22, 2010

The Search for a Moral Consensus

Is Carl Anderson's proposal to transcend partisanship feasible and reasonable?

October 28, 2010

Voting to Protect the Weakest

October 13, 2010

Cardinal Arinze on the Right Approach to Protecting Human Life

September 15, 2010

"Wait! I Don't Want To Die After All!"

September 4, 2010

A Closer Look at Britain and the Culture of Death

July 29, 2010

Selling Assisted Suicide, State by State

April 29, 2010

The President’s Franciscan Ethicist

Brother-Medical Doctor Brings Pro-Life Views to Obama’s Bioethics Commission

March 31, 2010

March 31 Is Terri's Day

March 9, 2010

Great Britain Wrestles With Assisted Suicide

March 5, 2010

Washington: First Year Under Legalized Assisted Suicide

February 22, 2010

Brain Scans Disprove ‘Vegetative State’ Diagnoses

February 9, 2010

Just Who Are You Calling A "Vegetable," Bub?

September 21, 2009

Sound Principles for Health-Care Reform

September 3, 2009

Britain’s Government-Funded ‘Death Panels’

February 10, 2009

L’Osservatore on Eluana

February 9, 2009

Eluano Englaro Dies

February 5, 2009

Italy’s Terry Schiavo

November 10, 2008

Assisted Suicide: What Now?

October 21, 2008

Sliding Down the Slippery Slope

October 18, 2008

Neuhaus, the Reverse Edwards

October 2, 2008

Anti-Euthanasia Ads Air