SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
euthanasia
September 27, 2020
Samaritanus bonus is a clarifying document that reiterates settled teaching with remarkable patience, limpidity, and force. So, why not remark it?
February 21, 2020
During a private meeting with bishops from the southwestern United States, Pope Francis talked about his 2019 meeting with Fr. James Martin, SJ, and about pastoral care and assisted suicide. The Pope met on February 10 for more than two hours with bishops from New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. Several bishops present at
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
August 03, 2018
As children are put to death, Belgium's experience shows the 'slippery slope' is real
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
March 01, 2018
A misguided act of mercy for the few has become a right for the many