SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
assisted suicide
February 15, 2021
The Dying with Dignity 2020 bill has received opposition from the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, as well as the Council for Life and the Consultative Group on Bioethics at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
October 08, 2020
59 per cent of those responding said they support changing the law to allow terminally ill and incurably suffering adults the option of a legal assisted death.
December 18, 2019
A priest must say clearly to a person opting for assisted suicide or voluntary euthanasia that he is committing a grave sin, a Dutch cardinal told CNA this week. For the same reason, a priest cannot be present when voluntary euthanasia or assisted suicide is performed. This might imply that the priest has no problems
December 18, 2019
After a prominent archbishop commented to journalists last week that he would hold the hand of a person dying of assisted suicide, two priests and a cardinal offered their perspectives to CNA on what a priest ought to do if faced with a person wishing to commit assisted suicide. “Sitting there holding their hand as
July 25, 2018
The children are the first to die by lethal injection since Belgium changed the law in 2014
May 30, 2018
The proposal deeply divided the Catholic nation
May 28, 2018
The law permitting assisted suicide was struck down earlier this month
May 18, 2018
The island's legislature voted down a proposal to look into legalising the practice
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