‘Whole Person Care’ discusses how Catholic health care in end-of-life and palliative care stages upholds the dignity and sanctity of human life.
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In their message, the Austrian bishops said: “We know from countless encounters with the dying that the last phase of life, in particular, can be a blessing. In many cases, important encounters and moments of reconciliation are still possible.”
Drawing on these insights, advocates for life have halted assisted suicide for nine consecutive years in Connecticut.
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.”
We have taught young people to destroy humans who become burdens to them — and soon enough, we’re going to become burdens to them
The number of Canadians killed by physician-assisted suicide nearly doubled between 2017 and 2019, according to a 2020 report released by the Canadian government.
If the bill is signed into law, Portugal will become the fourth country in Europe to legalize euthanasia, alongside the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
The UN’s human rights office said that bills extending euthanasia to persons with disabilities “would institutionalize and legally authorize ableism.”
A judge ruled on Dec. 15 that life-support treatment “could be lawfully discontinued,” noting that the man’s wife and children supported the step.