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Ethics: Aid in Dying

The root theological problem is that “aid in dying” misconceives our life as something we own. But in fact my life is not my possession. My life is a gift; I am a steward of that gift, not an owner; and I am responsible for my stewardship.

Dean Presides at Couple’s Euthanasia

They walked into their bedroom and lay down together, holding hands. The two doctors, one for each patient, inserted intravenous lines into their arms.

Anglicans Oppose Euthanasia

The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians not to legalize medically assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Eliminate Pain, not People

Christian leaders: “Euthanasia and assisted suicide represent the abandonment of those who are in greatest need.”

Neil Gorsuch: Pro-life Episcopalian

Someday, perhaps, it will no longer be considered provocative for a Supreme Court nominee to believe that all human life is intrinsically valuable.

The craft of suffering

The Christian experience of suffering is distinctive. “Pain without God is intolerable. Everything in our culture flows from this ‘without God’; and, in this case, pain therefore sweeps everything before itself.”

Speak yet again: euthanasia (2)

Yesterday, I wrote about the Right to Die movement. Today, I outline some theological principles for opposing euthanasia.

Speak yet again: on euthanasia (1)

Thus death reigns in all the portions of our time; the autumn with its fruits provides disorders for us, and the winter's cold turns...

Assisted Suicide Perishes

Faith groups help persuade the House of Commons to reject a well-funded campaign for assisted suicide.

‘Some Slopes Are Slippery’

The Archbishop of Canterbury writes in opposition to physician-assisted suicide.


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