Euthanasia

A Very Happy – And Free – New Year, 2022!

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Euthanasia: NZ Doctors May Kill Covid Patients

From the Catholic Herald... Patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 can die by euthanasia if doctors decide they might not survive, the New Zealand government has declared. The Ministry of Health confirmed that a right to a lethal injection under a new euthanasia law could extend to patients who were either dying from the coronavirus or...

Nicola Sturgeon – An Opportunistic Politician? Surely Not! Never! No Way! One Is Shocked!

Editor writes... Well, say what you like about Ms Sturgeon, she knows what she's talking about when it comes to corruption... Which is why it's a tad surprising that the Scottish hierarchy seem to support her, almost as much as she supports the LGBT+ lobby with no small emphasis on the "t" component. I do hope Dan...

Fr Linus Clovis: Civil War Within The Church…

Father Linus Clovis is one of the heroes of our time.  He doesn't hesitate to preach the Faith, in season and out of season...  Indeed, we were privileged to have him address one of our Conferences in Glasgow (2016) - to which he refers in this interview with Michael Matt, the Editor of The...

Should The Church Re-Introduce Prohibition On Funerals For Catholics Dying By Assisted Suicide?

From [Blogger] Westminster Fly... Readers of the Catholic Truth blog will probably be aware of the latest attempt to legalise euthanasia in the UK - click here. As with so many other crucial issues, the Catholic clergy - with the occasional rare exception - generally keep quiet about euthanasia, so it is left to lay groups...

UK: Assisted Dying Debate Reignited… But Why?

David Galloway, a surgeon and Former President of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow joins Nana Akua on GB News to discuss the issue. Editor writes... Why does this subject keep coming up?  We have, on the one  hand, people filled with fear of becoming infected with Covid-19 (from which the majority recover), terrified...

6/5: Scottish Elections: Should Catholics Withhold Vote in Protest at Tyranny?

A general view of the Scottish Parliament Building  Scottish Parliament Election 2021 – Putting Human Life and Dignity at the Centre A letter from the Catholic Bishops of Scotland Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This election [6 May, 2021] presents us with an opportunity to play our part in putting human life and the inviolable dignity of the...

Vatican Prohibits Confession For Those Intending Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=31&v=z5XbJn55l34&feature=emb_logo The Vatican asks to clarify the cultural error at the root of euthanasia and assisted suicide, in other words, the concept of “dignified death” and so-called “compassion”. It does so in this new document titled “The Good Samaritan.” It was published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The text is very positive. It...

Preaching Social Justice is Un-Biblical…

Comment: The constant preaching about so-called social justice in parishes is one of the key reasons why thinking Catholics become more open to recognising the crisis in the Church. Eventually, it dawns on them that they just can't be responsible for every perceived injustice under the sun.   The Scottish Government electoral registration forms are dropping on...

Voting in the 2019 General Election

As we prepare to go to the polls in the General Election on 12 December, it is worth reflecting on Church teaching and the principles which should guide us in deciding how to use our vote without violating God's law.   Click here to read a guide prepared for American Catholics, which seems to be...