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Palliative Care from a Catholic Moral Perspective

On 6 February, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the ban on physician – assisted suicide. The subsequent federal laws that will determine the provision of medical aid in dying will impact the delivery of palliative care. For … Continue reading

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A dignified life; a dignified death

Posted at Catholic Insight I lost someone very special recently, someone who demonstrated for me what a dignified death looks like. In the eyes of the world, he had been dealt a lousy hand, sentenced to life in a wheelchair … Continue reading

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The battle for Ontario doctors’ freedom of conscience rights

On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the ban on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide in Canada is unconstitutional. This ruling paves the way for the legalization of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide throughout the entire … Continue reading

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Defeating Euthanasia, One Person At A Time

The news story about the Belgian twin brothers who were euthanized on 14 December 2012, was the first story I read when I got home from work. The brothers, while in relatively good health at present, were given a prognosis … Continue reading

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