Posts Tagged ‘Alfie Evans’

Alfie Evans was used by campaigners

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Alfie Evans, who died last week after a legal battle over his treatment, was used by campaigners for their own political aims, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster says. Alfie was 23 months old when he died. He had a neurodegenerative disorder and had been cared for in Alder Hey hospital for 18 months. The disorder Read more

The case of Alfie Evans: what does Catholic tradition say?

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Emotions are high; a child is being removed from medical interventions that have been keeping him alive; doctors and staff, the entire U.K. judicial system, are being condemned by pundits and excoriated by social media. The case has roiled the United Kingdom and the public is taking sides in the streets and across the internet. Read more