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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"
When we look around, we no longer see children with genetic diseases -- they are censured, sheltered or, most commonly, aborted, says a neonatologist in L'Osservatore Romano. Carlo Bellieni …read more
Only two weeks remain for U.S. citizens to protest conscience violations found in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services directives for health insurance. The U.S. bishops have asked …read more
Does induced abortion increase a woman's risk of mental health problems? The question has been asked continually over the past several decades with dozens of studies indicating a positive …read more
By Jaime Septien Latin America -- referred to by popes as the continent of hope -- is facing more and more of the bioethical challenges confronting its northern neighbors, including the …read more