Monday, July 11, 2016

Archbishop raises alarm about euthanasia

Prelate worries proponents seek to expand assisted suicide as it 'claims its first victims'
Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver.
The spiritual head of Catholics in Vancouver is speaking out in alarm about the effects of assisted suicide weeks after Canada made it legal.
"How can it be that, in a society that is finally beginning to recognize the equal dignity of vulnerable and disabled persons, we are introducing laws that seem to target them for assisted suicide?"
He worried recent attempts to expand assisted suicide show society's attitude toward people who are suffering is getting worse.
"Can anyone doubt that, before long, what few protections exist will be history, just as Canada's previous law against assisted suicide is history?"
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