Protection of one’s conscience is the ethical right of every health professional, Pope Francis told a group of Italian pharmacists Oct. 14.
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The Assisted Dying Bill, introduced in the House of Lords, aims to enable people deemed to have less than six months to live to seek death by euthanasia.
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.
The Pope added that both abortion and euthanasia “deny hope” by negating “the hope of children who bring us the life that keeps us going and the hope that is in the roots that the elderly give us.”
‘Whole Person Care’ discusses how Catholic health care in end-of-life and palliative care stages upholds the dignity and sanctity of human life.
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