Euthanasia

Doctors Killed Quadriplegic Man With Coronavirus Because They Said He Had No “Quality of Life”

By Wesley Smith, LifeNews, July 6, 2020 Something evil happened recently in Austin. Michael Hickson, a forty-six-year-old African-American man with quadriplegia and a serious brain injury, was refused treatment at St. David’s Hospital South Austin while ill with COVID-19. The hospital... read more

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Belgian Brothers of Charity hospitals must drop Catholic identity over euthanasia

Catholic News Agency, May 4, 2020 The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has ordered 15 psychiatric hospitals in Belgium which belong to the Brothers of Charity to cease identifying as Catholic institutions after they allowed the euthanization of patients in 2017. The hospitals are... read more

US archbishop rebukes brother bishops for claiming abortion not ‘preeminent’ voting issue

Archbishop Samuel Aquila wrote that there are a few bishops who 'sadly ... should know better' than to downplay the critical importance of human life. By Doug Mainwaring DENVER, April 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – A U.S. archbishop published a commentary criticizing his brother bishops who... read more

“Disturbing”: 2,655 Belgians Including One Child Were Killed By Euthanasia

Society for the Protection of the unborn,March 5, 2020 2,655 Belgians including one child were killed by euthanasia in 2019, Belgium’s Euthanasia Commission has revealed. John Deighan, SPUC Deputy Chief Executive said: “We must resist all attempts to legalise euthanasia/assisted suicide in... 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

Vincent Lambert’s death is a tragedy for the Church and the world: Here’s what we can learn

By Jeanne Smits, Paris correspondent, LifeSite News, June 11, 2019 Vincent Lambert, France’s Terri Schiavo, died on Thursday, July 11 at 8:24 a.m. Paris time in a room of the geriatrics and palliative care department of Reims University Hospital, where he had been kept under lock and key for... read more

Say Mass for Vincent Lambert, Paris archbishop tells priests

Catholic News Agency, July 10, 2019 The Archbishop of Paris, Michael Aupetit, has asked priests of his archdiocese to offer Mass for the intention of Vincent Lambert, the 42 year-old quadriplegic man nearing death in a French hospital after doctors withdrew food and water on Sunday. “It's... read more

UK judge who ordered forced abortion was activist lawyer for abortion industry

By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite News, June 23, 2019 The English judge who ruled that doctors should be allowed to perform an abortion on a disabled woman against her will was a pro-abortion activist lawyer. In a searing editorial for First Things entitled “Murder Disguised as... read more

U.K. Court Reverses Ruling That Would Have Forced Mentally Disabled Woman to Have an Abortion

By Jack Crowe, Nationa Review, June 24, 2019 A British appeals court on Monday reversed a previous ruling that would have forced a mentally disabled woman to abort her child against both her wishes and those of her mother.“Forcing a woman to have an abortion against her will, and that of her... read more

Canada Euthanized 2,613 People Last Year, Children and Mentally Disabled Patients May be Next

By Wesley Smith, LifeNews, April 29, 2019 Canadian doctors committed thousands of homicides in 2018. According to an interim report published by the government, in the first ten months of last year, doctors lethally injected 2, 613 patients (with one assisted suicide) — and that doesn’t... read more