Pope Francis has described assisted suicide as part of a “throwaway culture” that offers a “false compassion” and treats a human person as a problem.
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COMMENTARY: The proposal to extend the practice to children 1-12 is the latest episode of the country’s 40-year dance with the culture of death.
The government expect between five and 10 children a year to be euthanized under the new rule.
The authorities in Breda promised to remove the graffiti swiftly, but said initially that it would be difficult as the Marian image is made of mosaic tiles.
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.”
A district court in The Hague issued a decision on Wednesday.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Elderly dementia sufferer held down by relatives and killed by doctor. A criminal case is proceeding against the physician.
In a Register interview, Cardinal Willem Eijk discusses his concerns about gender ideology, and how faithful Catholics can respond to the current moral crisis in the Church.
A sex-abuse victim in her 20s, a 41-year-old alcoholic, a woman with ringing in her ears and now an Alzheimer’s patient who fought back are clients of the Netherlands’ progressive euthanasia law.
Proposal is expected to go into effect in the Netherlands by the end of 2017.