Tag: "death"

The Eyeless "I" of Assisted Suicide
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The Eyeless “I” of Assisted Suicide

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A Canadian court is considering a challenge to the nation’s law prohibiting assisted suicide and euthanasia. Consequently the topic is in the news. I received an email from a woman who doesn’t know what to think as the assisted suicide camp is pulling out all their compassionate sounding euphemisms to promote death. She wanted my […]

Washington State Lawyer: Expand Assisted Suicide to Those Not Terminally Ill
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Washington State Lawyer: Expand Assisted Suicide to Those Not Terminally Ill

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With a court battle over Canada’s laws against euthanasia and assisted suicide proceeding just north of the border, a lawyer in Washington State has proposed that his state expand their Death with Dignity Act. Currently Washington’s law allows doctors to prescribe lethal medication upon request to a competent, terminally ill patient, but Olympia attorney Brian […]

Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God in Christ
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Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God in Christ

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Saint Paul on God and love is simple for to the saint these are one and the same.  That is his statement to the Christians at Rome and he declares this squarely in the middle of his Epistle to the Romans, his 5,000-word tour de force on love, God, sin, death, resurrection, and the salvation […]

Nutritional Support and Human Dignity within the End-of-Life Context
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Nutritional Support and Human Dignity within the End-of-Life Context

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The Problem “Quality of life” and “death with dignity” have more than a few folks erroneously asserting that the range of legally-acceptable end-of-life options should include “voluntary euthanasia,” and/or “physician-assisted suicide” also known as “physician aid in dying.” [1]  In a recent commentary entitled Human Dignity and the End of Life, Cardinal Rigali and Bishop […]

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