The letter was signed by Bishop John Sherrington, an auxiliary bishop of Westminster with responsibility for life issues at the English and Welsh bishops’ conference, and Bishop Mark O’Toole of Plymouth, the patient’s local bishop.
The Catholic Church in Poland is not currently commenting on the court case, which comes as the Church appears to be losing ground in Polish society.
Polish Archbishop Asks English Cardinal to Intervene After Ruling to Withdraw Food and Water from Catholic Patient
Archbishop Gądecki wrote in his letter to the archbishop of Westminster that public opinion in Poland had been “shaken” by the ruling last month that life-support treatment “could be lawfully discontinued.”
Doumic had argued that the accusations against her client were minor and had been exaggerated to become “the trial of the Vatican, of hidden homosexuality at the Vatican.”
Archbishop Coleridge, the archbishop of Brisbane, described Wilson as “a true man of the Church and a good friend who suffered greatly.”
Since 2017, says the letter, about 80,000 Uyghur people have been in “conditions that strongly indicate forced labour.”
‘We are in a terrible situation,’ Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, told the Register Jan. 13.
The resolution, regarded by many commentators as an inappropriate interference in the affairs of the Polish people, will be subject to legal counterattacks.
Arnaud Gouillon, a Christian humanitarian and newly appointed minister by the Serbian government, discusses the plight of the Christian Serb communities in Kosovo and why their disappearance from that region would be a terrible signal for all Christendom.