Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Desmond Tutu’

Archbishop Desmond Tutu wants right to “assisted death”

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Archbishop Desmond Tutu wants the option of an assisted death. The Anglican Church – of which Mr Tutu is a member – is against assisted dying. The South African Nobel Peace Prize laureate, social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. Writing in the Read more

Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls for legal assisted dying

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has backed the right of the terminally ill to be able to legally end their lives. Writing in England’s Observer newspaper, Archbishop Tutu said laws preventing this are an affront to those affected and their families. Calling for a “mind shift” in the right to die debate, he said Read more