Tag Archives: euthanasia

A heterogeneous catalyst has been increased in the Church

You have to have your feet… knees planted firmly on the ground these days to maintain equilibrium as the atmosphere becomes more and more toxic. Stay close to the Sacraments. The Belgian “We Kill You™” Brothers of Charity, are defying … Continue reading

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Oooo Canada! East v West

The Bishops of the Atlantic region of Canada, the Atlantic Episcopal Assembly (Archdioceses and Dioceses of Antigonish, Bathurst, Charlottetown, Corner Brook and Labrador, Edmundston, Grand Falls, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John (NB), St. John’s and Yarmouth) issued a pastoral letter in … Continue reading

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Belgian religious euthanizers to be investigated

Not long ago, a Belgian religious order which runs psychiatric hospitals approved euthanasia for their patients. It seems that the Holy Father is going to let the CDF be the CDF.  Let the investigation begin! From LifeSite: Vatican to investigate … Continue reading

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BELGIUM: Brothers of Charity, Catholic psychiatric hospitals to provide euthanasia

A couple times lately, in reaction to a seriously messed up claim (HERE) about downward trend of priestly vocations and how wonderful everything would be if only we could throw off the bad stuff that Vatican II tried to get … Continue reading

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Did Canadian Bishops “sacramentalize” direct killing, euthanasia, assisted suicide?

Did you hear that the Bishops of the Atlantic region of Canada, the Atlantic Episcopal Assembly (Archdioceses and Dioceses of Antigonish, Bathurst, Charlottetown, Corner Brook and Labrador, Edmundston, Grand Falls, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John (NB), St. John’s and Yarmouth) veered towards … Continue reading

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Bishops of Alberta stand up! No Communion for ‘remarried’ without continence

One good thing resulting from the confusion surrounding both the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia and the recent Argentinian Letter, is that the Church’s teachings on important moral issues, and about disposition to receive Communion, are being reviewed and clarified (and, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Giver

I went to see The Giver today, since it had been touted as a solidly pro-life movie. It was that! I won’t reveal any spoilers, although many of you have probably read the book. As I watched, I suspected I was … Continue reading

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Card. Burke explains what Pope Francis is up to.

In English for L’Osservatore Romano (the Vatican’s “daily”), Raymond Card. Burke writes of The Francis Effect: American Cardinal on the message of this Pontificate The Pope’s radical call to the new evangelization During a recent visit to the United States, … Continue reading

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French prayer to oppose gay unions

From The Irish Times: French prayer to oppose gay unions The French Catholic Church will revive a centuries-old custom next week with an updated national “prayer for France” opposing the same-sex marriage and euthanasia reforms planned by the new Socialist … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Bishops warn about an important health care issue

From the Catholic Herald of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, the bishops of Wisconsin warn about an important health care issue: Wisconsin’s Roman Catholic bishops issued a warning against the use of POLST, Physician (or Provider) Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, in … Continue reading

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Obamacare = Euthanasia

I just saw one of the crafty Dick Morris’s “lunch-time” videos about Obamacare. Pace the White House, the Catholic Healthcare Association, the Fishwrap and the Magisterium of Nuns, Obamacare will result in the rationing of health care. Calculations will be made about … Continue reading

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“The last insult to our human nature.”

The distinguished translator of Dante, Anthony Esolen, has a good piece on Public Discourse about aging and euthanasia. Here is the first part. I hope you will go read the rest.  My emphases: One Human Heart: Wordsworth’s Old Cumberland Beggar … Continue reading

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Vermont: Death with Dignity Bill

From a priest reader: Dear Fr. Z, Can I ask for urgent prayers from your readers? The Vermont State legislature (one of the most secular in the country) is trying to rush through the “Death with Dignity” Bill this week … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM – POLL ALERT – legalization of euthanasia

On the site The Daily Telegraph in Australia there is a poll about the legalization of euthanasia. The poll box looks like this. And the results as of this writing are… You decide. UPDATE 21:52 GMT:

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POLL ALERT: Justification of “mercy killing”

There is a poll on the site of the New York Daily News attached to a story about an 88 year old man who shot his wife in the head to end her suffering. As of now. UPDATE 24 Nov … Continue reading

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