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Stella Young's Message About the Dignity of Life
Last edited 10th December 2014

From the Catholic Talk Blog:

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"Euthanasia Threatens My Very Existence" - Why We Should Care About the Euthanasia Debate
Last edited 28th November 2014

With a euthanasia bill tabled in the Australian Federal Parliament, arguments on all sides of the debate are gathering steam, but there is one group of people who say they have more to fear than most from euthanasia legislation – those who are living with disability and battling a daily presumption from society that their lives are not worth living.

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Pope Denounces Euthanasia as Latest Dying with Dignity Bill Tabled in Federal Parliament
Last edited 18th November 2014

Pope Francis has denounced the right to die movement saying it is false compassion and symptomatic of today's throw-away culture.

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The Euthanasia Lobby has Hijacked the Phrase 'Dying with Dignity'
Last edited 17th November 2014

The hijacking of the term "dying with dignity" by today's supporters of euthanasia and assisted suicide is an insult to the dedicated doctors, nurses and pastoral carers who daily provide compassionate care, pain alleviation and spiritual comfort to the sick, the dying and their families.

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Pope Blasts Abortion, Euthanasia as 'Sins Against God'
Last edited 16th November 2014

Pope Francis has told a group of Catholic doctors that “playing with life” in ways like abortion and euthanasia is sinful, and he stressed that each human life, no matter the condition, is sacred. “We're are living in a time of experimentation with life. But a bad experiment… (we’re) playing with life,” the Pope told an audience of 4,000 Catholic doctors gathered in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall on Nov. 15.

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On Love and Dignity and Dying
Last edited 5th November 2014

Maybe by now you’ve heard the story of the California woman who shortly after her 29th birthday learned that she had brain cancer. About two months after her initial diagnosis, she learned that it was a very aggressive, incurable cancer and she was given six months to live. She and her new husband moved from their San Francisco home to Oregon, because Oregon allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives with the use of a physician-prescribed drug.

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What do we Know about Brittany Maynard’s Death?
Last edited 3rd November 2014

Did Brittany Maynard die freely? This is the question that must be asked after the attractive 29-year-old woman with a brain tumour announced earlier in the week that she would probably postpone the assisted suicide she had scheduled for Saturday, November 1.

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Rejecting Euthanasia, Respecting the Human Spirit
Last edited 31st October 2014

We must also respect the “human spirit,” which probably has a genetic base, because we all share it whether or not we’re religious.

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Seminarian with Terminal Brain Cancer Responds to Brittany Maynard
Last edited 26th October 2014

Philip Johnson, a 30-year-old Catholic seminarian from the Diocese of Raleigh who has terminal brain cancer, has written an article responding to Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman who has publicly stated her plan to commit suicide due to the fact that she has a terminal brain cancer. Johnson is vocal about his disagreement that suicide would preserve one’s dignity in the face of a debilitating illness.

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Euthanasia: Lethal Dose has Fearful Consequences - Article by Archbishop-elect Anthony Fisher
Last edited 24th October 2014

On Wednesday, a Senate committee will hear evidence on a euthanasia bill that would allow some people to be given a lethal injection on compassionate grounds.

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