Euthanasia legislation is headed for the Spanish Senate and, if passed, it would be a defeat for human dignity and would affirm a self-centered view of life that proposes death as a solution to one's problems, the Spanish bishops' conference said.
Human beings must change their relationship with nature and view it not as an “object for unscrupulous use and abuse” but as a gift they are charged by God to care for and protect, Pope Francis said.
In a letter to people participating in a virtual Marian pilgrimage, Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to families struggling amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pope Francis said that when it comes to treating patients, especially women, doctors and medical institutions should place their care above financial gain.
In a letter to L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, the head of the Congregation for Catholic Education called for an alliance between secular and Catholic educational institutions to confront the challenges caused by the pandemic.
The archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico has said that the people of that island are suffering from political corruption as well as the pandemic and the social injustice it engenders is also a "virus."
The acquittal of two “right-to-die” activists on July 27 who aided in the suicide of a person suffering from multiple sclerosis may force the Italian government to legalize assisted suicide in the country.
In a letter published on the website of the Diocese of Malaga, Spain, the pope thanked a teen with an intellectual disability after the 15-year-old traveled more than 60 miles along the famed Camino de Santiago de Compostela.