Cardinal Willem Eijk

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Cardinal Willem Eijk attends a press conference in Rome Oct. 23, 2015.

‘Respect for life is eroded ever more’: Dutch Cardinal Eijk on euthanasia’s ‘slippery slope’

Sep 24, 2020

By Luke Coppen

A Dutch cardinal has said that the Netherlands shows that once euthanasia is legalized safeguards are slowly but inevitably abandoned. Read more

Cardinal Willelm Eijk is interviewed in Rome.

Dutch cardinal: Priests should 'speak clearly' on assisted suicide

Dec 16, 2019

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A priest must say clearly to a person opting for assisted suicide or voluntary euthanasia that he is committing a... Read more

Foreign bishops respond to German intercommunion proposal

May 23, 2018

Several bishops from outside Germany have critiqued a proposal to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive communion in German... Read more