Cardinal Eijk explained that "a priest must clearly say to those who opt for assisted suicide or [voluntary] euthanasia that both of these acts violate the intrinsic value of the human life, that is a grave sin."
NEWS ANALYSIS: The humorous, plain-spoken preacher, whose theological and spiritual perceptions greatly impressed Pope Benedict XVI, died July 11 at the age of 87.
The college of seven people will deal with the most serious crimes in the Church.
NEWS ANALYSIS: On June 27, the Vatican released the instrumentum laboris for the October Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and the Family.
The common witness of our newest saints
NEWS ANALYSIS: Despite being shepherds of the universal Church, both John XXIII and John Paul II clearly acted as the bishop of the Diocese of Rome. They loved Rome, and Rome loved them back.
NEWS ANALYSIS: International lecturer points to the election of Pope Francis as a possible turning point.
Archbishop Pietro Parolin met ambassadors accredited to the Holy See for the first time since officially assuming his post.