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ALS has rendered Sepúlveda unable to move her legs, but it is not a terminal condition.
In his message, the Bishop of Riohacha explained that “in accordance with our deepest Christian convictions, death cannot be the therapeutic answer to pain and suffering in any case.”
Sepúlveda, 51, has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which last year made her unable to move her legs.
Magaña warned that the ruling “also opens a very critical and very dangerous door, which is that 14-year-old children can have relationships with adults. Eventually this could create the danger of pedophile relationships.”
In July more than 212,000 migrants were detained at the US-Mexico border, the highest monthly figure since April 2000.
The bishop also invited all people of good will “to pray ever more earnestly and with perseverance,” asking God to keep Colombia “in the heart of his Son, a place where you learn to love and forgive.”
The archbishop urged Colombians to live in fraternity and respect as brothers so that “true dialogue may be born. Otherwise we relate to each other like Cain and Abel where one tries to destroy the other out of envy.”
In South America, fears are growing over the spread of the P.1 variant of COVID-19, also known as the Brazil variant, which recent research suggests is much more transmissible.
In an April 3 statement, the archdiocese of Villavicencio announced that an accusation was received Feb. 14, 2020 concerning “acts against sexual morality by some priests of this archdiocese.”