Posts Tagged ‘Assisted death’

Pontifical Life Academy archbishop criticised for euthanasia comments

Thursday, April 27th, 2023
remarks on euthanasia

The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life has defended its president, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (pictured with Pope Francis), against criticism for his recent remarks on euthanasia and assisted suicide. Speaking last week at the Perugia Journalism Festival on “The last journey (towards the end of life),” Paglia stated that the Catholic Church did not provide a Read more

We are not voting on law about assisted death but on a dangerous law

Monday, October 12th, 2020
Assisted death

I am not writing to tell you how to vote in the binding referendum on the End of Life Choice Act, but I hope I can be of some help so you are better informed about the Act. Firstly, though, I want to help you think about the concepts of justice, love, compassion, mercy and Read more

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