One of the principal arguments the Canadian bishops have made in the end-of-life debates is that Canada needs a well-funded and regionally equitable palliative care system.
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Palliative care sees the whole person, and not just a set of symptoms, says Italian physician Adriana Turriziani.
Concluding his address, the Pope noted that in the Hail Mary prayer, Catholics ask the Virgin Mary to be close “at the hour of our death.”
‘Whole Person Care’ discusses how Catholic health care in end-of-life and palliative care stages upholds the dignity and sanctity of human life.
‘The government needs to immediately halt any efforts to force access to assisted suicide,’ said Archbishop J. Michael Miller.
Former pro football player O.J. Brigance, who has Lou Gehrig’s disease, testified, ‘Since being diagnosed, I have done a greater good for society in eight years than in my previous 37 years on earth.’
The Pope’s words came in an audience with members of the Pontifical Academy for Life.