Various assisted suicide bills have been proposed in the state starting in 2013, though none have been passed into law.
On the donation page for the Field of Flags, among the 95 groups listed as “partners” of the committee is the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
The Vatican issued the statement on the day that Italian judges had been due to rule on whether to allow Marogna’s extradition.
In the video, sent to the virtual two-day meeting focused on priestly ministry during the coronavirus crisis, Pope Francis encouraged priests and bishops to minister to “renew the gift of yourselves to the Lord and to his holy people” during the pandemic.
In a message addressed to King’s daughter, Bernice A. King, Pope Francis said that it was imperative to see people “in the truth of our shared dignity as children of Almighty God.”