- Jan 18, 2020
Aaron D. Cobb is the author of “Loving Samuel,” the story of the experience of loving his son, who was diagnosed in utero with a chromosomal abnormality which led to his death just hours after his birth.
Father Paul Desrosiers started an HIV/AIDS hospice in New Orleans at a time when there was a terrible stigma attached to people suffering from the illness and it was a death sentence.
Palliative and hospice care “address the needs of the whole person, which is the foundation of Catholic health care,” said Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, based in St. Louis.
Diocese of Green Bay helps cancer patient to achieve a life-long goal of seeing the Packers play live.
Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver said the British Columbia provincial government must stop attempts to force hospices and care homes to provide euthanasia.
A High Court judge in the U.K. has approved a hospice plan for Charlie Gard, the 11-month-old infant whose case has triggered wide debate over euthanasia and the competing rights of parents and the state in making care decisions. A judge said Thursday the child will ‘inevitably’ die after an unspecified period at the hospice.