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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"
Germany's bishops responded to the July 7 government go-ahead for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis with a reminder that the selection of a "healthy" embryo always entails the rejection of …read more
By William E. May A reader from Ontario, Canada, has written to say: "I have allowed my body at death to be given to science. Is this permissible?" The short answer is "Yes," if specific …read more
Disturbing information about late-term abortions and the elimination of handicapped babies was released this week by the British government. It showed that for England and Wales there were a …read more
Political advocacy for assisted suicide in the United States dates back to the eugenics movement of the early 20th century and the failed Ohio euthanasia bill of 1906. Activists organized …read more