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Belgian Brothers of Charity fight for their name after CDF decision

May 8, 2020

By Andrea Gagliarducci

After the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith ruled that the hospitals of the Brothers of Charity in Belgium... Read more

Belgian Brothers of Charity drop board members who accepted hospital euthanasia protocol

Nov 3, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Brothers of Charity, a Belgian religious congregation, did not renew the terms for two board members of the organization... Read more

Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia

Sep 12, 2017

The board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced Tuesday it will continue offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, April 13, 2016.

Pope orders Belgian religious group to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Aug 10, 2017

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis is cracking down on a Belgian Brothers of Charity-run organization, giving the group until the end of August... Read more

Religious brothers push back on euthanasia directive for Catholic hospitals

May 2, 2017

Following a decision by the board of several Belgian Catholic psychiatric hospitals to start performing euthanasia, the religious brothers who... Read more