Death and Dying

Politics & Society News
The parents of Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests showed that the window of opportunity to help him had closed.
Faith Dispatches
Catholic bishops there are grappling with a difficult question: Should those who end their lives with the assistance of medication be given a Catholic funeral?
Faith Features
As technology allows bodies to live longer than ever before, palliative care could playing an increasingly important role in end-of-life decisions.
Faith Faith in Focus
Tim PriceJune 22, 2017
My father was a decorated New York City police officer, but he retired early to focus on his drinking.
Pope Francis leads Benediction outside the Basilica of St. Mary Major as he celebrates the feast of Corpus Christi in Rome June 19. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) (June 20, 2014)
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinJune 14, 2017
On this feast, we concentrate upon the Eucharistic elements themselves: the bread and the wine, which become the very presence of Christ in our midst.
Faith Faith in Focus
Evelyn C. WhiteMay 31, 2017
I grew up in the era of “Black is Beautiful.” But standing before ‘La Moreneta’ was different.