Euthanasia

A Good Death

I flew home to be with my mother and sisters after a terrible phone call announced that my frail papa had suffered a fall with fractured ribs and a heart attack. The call came on Friday and I was in another world on Monday, leaving Europe behind to return to [...]

By |2019-04-29T09:35:25-04:00March 4th, 2017|Categories: Euthanasia|

Ethics in Organ Transplantation: What’s a Catholic to Do?

(Zenit.org) - Caleb Beaver died at age 16 on Christmas Day in 2011 due to a previously undiagnosed congenital malformation of his blood vessels. His devastated parents agreed to the donation of his heart, kidneys, lungs, liver, and pancreas. Several months later, his mother and father were able to meet [...]

By |2019-06-22T14:12:08-04:00November 16th, 2012|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , |

An Integral Defense of Life

The following comments were adapted from a speech given on May 12, 2012 as part of Italy’s March for Life weekend celebration. In the defense of life, it is absolutely essential that we are committed to the abolition of all laws and judicial decisions that would permit even a single [...]