It has been rumored that the Brothers of Charity might drop their sponsorship of the hospitals.
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The board members have rejected direction from the Vatican and Belgium’s bishops not to participate in euthanasia.
In a Sept. 12 statement, the board defied the Vatican request.
Religious brothers say policy change is unacceptable and cannot be implemented.
The Belgian archbishop has drawn criticism for his handling as a local bishop of five separate sexual abuse files.
On March 23, speaking of deadly attack the day before, the Holy Father appealed to all people of goodwill ‘to unite themselves in the unanimous condemnation of these cruel abominations, which are causing only death, terror and horror.’ He also said: ‘The mystery that we adore in this Holy Week is a great story of love which knows no obstacles.’
UPDATED: Many were killed and injured in March 22 attacks at Brussels Zaventem international airport and a city metro station near buildings belonging to the European Union.
Belgian bishops and the president of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences also issue statements of condolence.
A documentary records a grieving 85-year-old being euthanized by her family doctor, along with the struggle of a 32-year-old father with few options but death in the pro-euthanasia European nation.