- Oct 26, 2020
The Catholic Church has joined with religious leaders from all faiths and creeds across the country to denounce the federal government’s plan to make it easier to get medically assisted suicide in Canada.
Proposed legislation to introduce medically-assisted dying to the Republic of Ireland is “disingenuous and unnecessary,” according to Bishop William Crean of Cloyne.
As several countries throughout Europe move toward broadening access to euthanasia, the Vatican released a new document reaffirming its teaching on medically assisted death, insisting that it is ‘poisonous’ to society and stressed that those who choose it are unable to access the sacraments unless they reverse their decision.
A proposal to legalize medically assisted suicide in the Republic of Ireland goes further than other such laws in Europe, pro-life activists are warning.