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FaithFaith and Reason
Noël Simard
The legalization of euthanasia in Canada—so-called medical assistance in dying, or MAID—challenges our common values and shakes the very foundations of our living together.
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John Burger - OSV News
Dr. Michael Brescia, who prescribed love as an antidote to calls for assisted suicide, died at his home in Yorktown Heights, New York, surrounded by immediate family the evening of April 19. He was 90.
sr nathalie becquart speaks to a male journalist sitting at a table, sr nathalie gesture with her hand and the journalist watches as she speaks, taking notes
Inside the Vatican
In this week's episode of Inside the Vatican, Gerry and Ricardo discuss women being able to vote in the synod, the pope's visit to Hungary and Archbishop Paglia's statement about euthanasia.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
“Personally,” the archbishop told his audience, “I would not assist with a suicide, but I understand that legal mediation may be the greatest common good concretely possible under the conditions in which we find ourselves.”
A woman holds up a sign during a rally against assisted suicide in 2016 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. In a Toronto speech, Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has urged Canadians to work to reverse euthanasia rulings. (CNS photo/Art Babych)
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
There is a reason the Catholic Church often speaks of abortion and euthanasia together as life issues.
A rally against assisted suicide on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, in October 2020. (CNS photo/Art Babych)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Miriane Demers-Lemay
For a young woman with acute environmental hypersensitivity, applying to government authorities for assistance with dying has proved far easier than dealing with the housing bureaucracy.