- May 26, 2020
A 17-year-old Dutch girl who was raped as a child let herself die of hunger and thirst on Wednesday, stirring the debate on euthanasia in Europe once again.
The former head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Cardinal Elio Sgreccia, died June 5, just one day shy of his 91st birthday.
The withdrawal of nutrition and hydration from a patient whose body can absorb them is a “serious violation” of the person’s dignity, said two Vatican officials.
A Dominican and a Franciscan discussed the challenges and opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence.
Catholic parents should vaccinate their children for the good of their children and the community, and they can do so with a “clear conscience” that “the use of such vaccines does not signify some sort of cooperation in voluntary abortion,” said the Pontifical Academy for Life.
Vatican conference mixes enthusiam with concern over technological developments in artificial intelligence.