Assisted Suicide

Vatican Archbishop: those who say Judas is in hell are ‘heretics’ and priests may ‘accompany’ assisted suicides

By Diane Montagna ROME, December 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — In a statement difficult to reconcile with Scripture and Tradition, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has claimed on behalf of the Catholic Church that anyone who says Judas Iscariot is in hell... read more

De Mattei: The ‘Assisted Suicide’ of the Church and Society

By Roberto de Mattei, Corrispondenza Romana, August 21, 2019 All attention in Italy at the moment is focussed on the political crisis. Yet there is another much graver and vaster crisis, which constitutes the background for the political crisis: the religious and moral crisis of the West. The... read more

N.J. bishop calls assisted suicide law an “utter failure” of government to protect the vulnerable

By Zelda Caldwell, Aletia, August 01, 2019 The elderly and those with disabilities could feel pressure to end their own lives, he said. New Jersey’s new law which legalizes assisted suicide amounts to an “utter failure of government” to care for the vulnerable, said Bishop James E.... read more

Americans Divided on Morality of Abortion; Birth Control Remains Widely Accepted

The survey, released late last month, tracks changes in public attitude over time toward a range of social and moral issues. Catholic News Agency, Jun. 4, 2019 DENVER - A narrow majority of Americans now consider abortion “morally unacceptable,” while less than 10% disapprove of birth... read more

German Cardinal: ‘The Church Stands for Truths That Transcend Time’

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki addresses abuse crises and preservation of Catholic teaching. Martin Rothweiler,EWTN,February  20, 2019 Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, the archbishop of Cologne, spoke with EWTN TV German-language program director Martin Rothweiler Feb. 13 about the Church in... read more

BreakPoint: Assisted Suicide and Manipulating the Vulnerable

A Cautionary Tale from Down Under by: John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera, November 26, 2018 No matter what advocates claim, in the end, assisted suicide will eventually lead to the most vulnerable among us being pressured to die. Graham Morant, a 68-year-old man from Australia, was... read more

The Deadly Canadian “M.A.I.D.”

The Expansion of Assisted Suicide North of the Border BY JOHN STONESTREET & ROBERTO RIVERA, OCTOBER 11, 2018 How is it that a nation known for its politeness has become so committed to killing its most vulnerable citizens? In a horrifying scene from “The Man in the High Castle,”... read more

Palliative sedation, an end-of-life practice that is legal everywhere

Note from Elizabeth Wickham of LifeTree: This article in the Pittsburg paper makes it clear that at least the Palliative Sedation part of palliative medicine is hardly any different from physician assisted suicide. But there are few articles to explain the death hastening nature of palliative... read more

Life Legal uncovers shocking facts about assisted suicide law

By Life Legal Defense, June 22, 2018 Life Legal attorneys have uncovered shocking facts about how California’s assisted suicide law is being implemented and who is doing the “assisting.” In the course of challenging California’s End of Life Option Act, we have learned that a handful... read more

As assisted suicide law is reinstated, critics say Californians ‘deserve better’

By Maggie Maslak Sacramento, Calif., Jun 19, 2018 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A California judge has reinstated the state’s assisted suicide law, making it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives while a court case is resolved – a move some critics say targets the... read more

Cardinal Dolan: We Can’t Be ‘Neutral’ About Assisted Suicide

Cardinal Dolan: We Can’t Be ‘Neutral’ About Assisted Suicide At a personal level, neutrality means indifference to an individual human life. By Cardinal Timothy Dolan, June 13, 2018 At its recent House of Delegates meeting, the American Medical Association voted to continue to study... read more

The Deadly Gospel of Nice

A Killer Bonus

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