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While Draft Law is Debated in Parliament, Bishops Call for Protection of Conscientious Objection and Promotion of Palliative Care
The proposal of law for the approval of assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada has been met with the firm opposition of the Bishops of the province of Saskatchewan, concerned particularly about the impact the legislation could have on the weakest, in particular the elderly. In the first place, the Prelates r...read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
Aging and Disability was the topic of the 20th General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life held last week in Rome. With the advance of medical technology, there is a longer life …read more
Amid conflicting news reports over changes to the one-child family planning policy in China, disturbing reports continue to arrive about serious abuses of human rights. On Dec. 31 the BBC …read more
Acting in accord with one’s conscience is important, if that conscience is informed by the voice of God, says Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver. The archbishop spoke of the role of …read more
Pope Francis has set the tone for his papacy and for the whole Church in the years ahead with three concise points inhis homilyon March 14, 2013: “Journeying, building, professing.”I would …read more