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Assisted Suicide and the Macabre ‘Logic’ of the Culture of Death

The Deadly Connection Between Moral Issues Even many people in the pro-life and pro-family movements do not fully appreciate the deep threads that tie together many seemingly disparate social issues. Contraception, abortion, euthanasia, divorce, pornography, same-sex “marriage,” and gender ideology (to name some of the big ones) are not isolated [...]

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Swiss Organ Donation Controversially Redefined

Organ Donation Highly Controversial This week a Swiss law redefining organ donation went into effect. The change, criticized by Human Life International Switzerland, the Union of Catholic Swiss Physicians, the Swiss Hippocratic Society and the Swiss Society for Bioethics, redefines clinical death as occurring after a mere five [...]

By |2020-01-22T09:19:36-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary|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 |2020-06-19T23:24:23-04:00November 16th, 2012|Categories: Euthanasia|Tags: , , , |