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Belgium and the Netherlands see rapid rise in euthanasia and assisted suicide cases

Euthanasia and assisted suicide cases have risen rapidly in Belgium and the Netherlands since the practices were legalized in 2002,... Read more

Dutch government backs euthanasia for children under 12

The government of the Netherlands has announced it will allow the euthanization of terminally ill children between the ages of... Read more

Controversial Dutch bill would allow assisted suicide for healthy people over 75

A proposal in the Netherlands to allow assisted suicide for healthy individuals over the age of 75 has drawn criticism... Read more

Dutch doctor who euthanized woman without final consent defends decision

A doctor in the Netherlands who euthanized a woman with advanced Alzheimer’s, despite the woman saying she did not want... Read more

Dutch burqa ban prompts concern for religion in the public square

A law professor at a Dutch university has noted concerns over the effects of a newly implemented law banning women... Read more

Liliane Ploumen.

Award to pro-abortion politician a matter of protocol, Vatican says

The conferral of the Vatican’s Order of St. Gregory the Great to Dutch politician and pro-abortion activist Liliane Ploumen was... Read more

Pope Francis meets with King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands at the Vatican June 22, 2017.

Pope Francis meets Dutch king and queen, returns long-lost stick

On Thursday Pope Francis met with King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, as part of the visit returning... Read more

Dutch want right-to-die for people who feel 'their life is complete'

The Dutch government is set to legalize euthanasia for people who don’t want to live anymore but are not necessarily... Read more