Last article of section "Elderly and Dying"
About a month ago Twitter got lit up with superheroes. The actors playing the Avengers all tweeted pictures of support for a man dying of cancer, who is a lifelong comic book fan. Through a creative use of social media, Sophie Caldecott was able to harness the Marvel universe for her dad, who was diagnosed with pro...read more
Articles from section "Elderly and Dying"
In a number of countries around the world the pro-euthanasia forces continue to press for the legalization of assisted suicide. Australia's Dr. Philip Nitschke recently broke the law by …read more
Benedict XVI will be praying in October that the dying will find support in the love of their brothers and sisters. The Apostleship of Prayer announced the intentions chosen by the Pope for …read more
A problematic new end-of-life medical form is rapidly gaining ascendency in U.S. healthcare. It is called the "POLST" document. (In my own state of Colorado, it's called a MOST document.) The …read more
Euthanasia advocates continue to press their case in spite of suffering several recent defeats, including a January vote in the French Senate against a proposal to legalize euthanasia. This …read more
The archbishop of Westminster says helping families to care for their elderly members simply makes sense. Archbishop Vincent Nichols affirmed this Saturday at the archdiocesan annual Mass for …read more