- Aug 10, 2020
The acquittal of two “right-to-die” activists who aided in the suicide of a person suffering from multiple sclerosis may force the Italian government to legalize assisted suicide in the country.
The death of Michael Hickson, a 46-year-old quadriplegic, inside an Austin, Texas, hospice in June, pricked the conscience of Charlie Camosy.
Belgium’s Brothers of Charity have cut ties with their 15 homes for psychiatric patients after the Vatican stripped the institutions of their Catholic status because euthanasia was permitted on their premises.
Dutch Catholics are criticizing the Netherland’s Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday that doctors may carry out euthanasia on people with severe dementia, provided they had previously prepared an advance directive.
Catholics in Northwest Indiana are organizing to raise awareness about the ongoing efforts in the state Legislature to legalize assisted suicide.
Protesters gathered Thursday outside Portugal’s parliament where lawmakers were due to debate proposals that would allow euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people.