The government expect between five and 10 children a year to be euthanized under the new rule.
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While the Church teaches that human rights come from God, Cardinal Müller said, even those who do not believe in God can understand simply through their intellect that human lives are not to be used and manipulated.
Archbishop Caccia specifically criticized the promotion of abortion and euthanasia as supposed “rights.”
Euthanasia, the CDF letter affirmed, is “an intrinsically evil act, in every situation or circumstance” and “any formal or immediate material cooperation in such an act is a grave sin against human life.”
On the eve of the law's taking effect, Bishop Checchio condemned assisted suicide as “a grievous affront to the dignity of human life” that “can never be morally justified.”
Assisted suicide became legal in the Netherlands in 2002 for terminally ill adults who are mentally competent.
Hickson died on June 11, after being denied food, water, and medical treatments for five days.
Despite asking the patient three times, and receiving a negative reply each time, Arends went through with the euthanasia on April 22, 2016
Terminal dehydration and VSED are widespread forms of euthanasia — and “intentional euthanasia, whatever its forms or motives, is murder.” (CCC 2324)
Cardinal Eijk said in the statement that those “who consider human life as an intrinsic, and therefore universal value, and is convinced that it may not be terminated by euthanasia, medically-assisted suicide and termination of life without request, would prefer that these actions never take place.”