Last article of section "Life Issues"
The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme of end of life assistance to the elderly. While there are numerous Vatican documents and papal statements that address this issue, a renewed focus on the moral and ethical care of the elderly is both welcomed and needed. It seems that ev...read more
Articles from section "Life Issues"
Women who have had an abortion and all those who have carried it out or encouraged it will be able to have their excommunication remitted without the need for an appeal, if they go on …read more
On February 6 the nine judges of the Canadian Supreme Court legalized euthanasia in a unanimous decision, reversing a previous 1994 ruling. The move continued a tendency towards judicial …read more
This week, the European Court of Human Rights condemned Italy for removing a child from a couple who bought him for 49,000 euro, and Italy was condemned to pay 30,000 euros damages. In March …read more
OnTuesday the House of Commons voted 382-128 to allow the creation of embryos with DNA from two women and one man. The technique is designed for women who have mitochondrial diseases, which …read more
Here is a message for the 1st International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, to be marked Sunday, written by ArchbishopPaul-André Durocher of Gatineau, president of the …read more