Euthanasia

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An Introduction to the Problem of Euthanasia

The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. ― Senator Hubert Humphrey.[1]   Euthanasia: Here We [...]

By |2020-04-17T16:16:11-04:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , , |

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 |2019-12-05T20:41:29-05:00March 4th, 2017|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: |

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 |2020-05-13T17:11:15-04:00November 16th, 2012|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , |