Catholic Church


Archbishop forces showdown over Belgian euthanasia law
Paul Russell | Jan 3 2016 | comment  
New prelate says that euthanasia may not take place in Catholic nursing homes.

Deacon arrested over Belgian euthanasia deaths
Paul Russell | Jun 6 2014 | comment  
Breaking news from a number of sources says that Belgian police have charged a 57-year-old man with 10 cases of illegal euthanasia.

Bishop grilled over right to die
Michael Cook | Dec 8 2011 | comment  
One of the smartest spokesmen for a Catholic stand on bioethics is Australian Bishop Anthony Fisher. Here he is interviewed by the ABC program 7.30 NSW. There are no softball questions and he hits most of them out of the park. (An analogy for American readers.)

Catholic bishops in Australia and US slate assisted suicide
Michael Cook | Jun 19 2011 | comment  
The Catholic Church, one of the most consistent opponents of assisted suicide and euthanasia, has fired two broadsides in Australia and the US. In Sydney Cardinal George Pell, an Oxford PhD with a high profile, issued a letter denouncing euthanasia, as it is on the agenda in several Australian parliaments. He warned of a slippery slope:
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