Results from Tag: 'euthanasia'

Nurse holding hand of a patient.

Church in France Opposes Bill to Legalize Euthanasia

Archbishop Laurent Ulrich of Lille wrote April 7 that “it is care, gentleness and support that our fellow citizens need … Protecting the person who suffers by accompanying them with care is not equivalent to killing.”

Medical syringes.

Irish Bishops Decry Bill to Legalize Euthanasia

In a Jan. 26 submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, the bishops warned that the bill would normalize suicide and undermine “protections against the non-consensual killing of particularly vulnerable classes of persons.”