This week's edition
Euthanasia is a ‘sin against God’
November 21st, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
Pope Francis denounces practice amid latest efforts to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland
Pope Francis has denounced euthanasia, describing it as ‘a sin against God,’ as the bishops of Scotland attempt to rally the Faithful against the latest effort to legalise assisted suicide here. Speaking to the Association of Italian Catholic Doctors on Saturday, the Pope said that it was a ‘false sense of compassion’ to think of euthanasia as an act of dignity. Meanwhile, the Scottish Parliament’s Health Committee is poised to consider the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill while parishioners are being urged by their bishops to sign a new petition against the bill. The petition should be available in all parishes shortly or online and says ‘as signatories to this petition we wish to express our opposition to assisted suicide and call on MSPs to resist the proposals of the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill presently before the Scottish Parliament. The right to life should be fully supported for all people. Assisted suicide will put... continue reading.