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The ‘right to die’ soon becomes a duty to die

Requests are increasing from people who are not terminally ill

William of Orange’s baton, lost during the 16th-century Dutch War of Independence, had been housed in a Jesuit convent in Spain

Bishop joins other Christian leaders in denouncing ‘exploitation of Christian culture’

Our task is difficult but urgent: to show that people who are old and ill nevertheless have value

The case will be examined by Dutch prosecutors to see if a crime has been committed

Women religious provide great assistance to trafficking victims but rarely publicise their efforts

The number of mental health patients killed by euthanasia in the Netherlands has quadrupled from 13 to 56 in the last four years

Such a procedure, outlined in the Journal of Medical Ethics, would allow medics to remove a patient’s heart before they died

MPs raise concerns after researchers find ‘social isolation’ was a factor in majority of requests