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A room at the former hospice facility run by the Delta Hospice Society in Delta, British Columbia, Canada. The Canadian government in 2020 ended a $1.5 million funding contract with Delta Hospice over the organization’s refusal to implement medical assistance in dying (MAID). Then British Columbian Fraser Health Authority terminated the property lease with Delta Hospice, which shut the facility down. 

Hospice leader in Canada promotes anti-euthanasia film: ‘My life’s work’

Apr 6, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The president of Delta Hospice Society is promoting a new film to raise awareness of the “predatory doctor-assisted suicide regime”... Read more


Catholic cemeteries on the front line against secular fear of death

Apr 1, 2024

By The B.C. Catholic

Cemeteries are the front line of defense against society’s secularism and fear of death and suffering, said the director of... Read more

The state capitol building of New Hampshire  in Concord, New Hampshire.

New Hampshire legislators reconsider ‘medical aid in dying’ legislation

Mar 28, 2024

By Matthew Balan

The New Hampshire House of Representatives is poised to reconsider its narrow passage of a bill that would legalize assisted... Read more

Baltimore, Maryland

Assisted suicide proposal successfully rebuffed again in Maryland Legislature

Mar 6, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The proposal would have legalized physician-assisted suicide for certain patients with terminal illnesses. Read more


Pro-life advocates fight against euthanasia expansions across Canada, Australia

Feb 21, 2024

By Daniel Payne

In Canada, euthanasia and assisted suicide have been legal for nearly a decade and in Australia all six of the... Read more

Father Patrick Pullicino, an English Catholic priest and neurologist, has been vindicated after being investigated by a UK medical regulation agency for giving his expert opinion in an emergency end-of-life case.

UPDATE: English Catholic priest vindicated for ‘pro-life’ opinion in end-of-life case

Feb 16, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

Father Patrick Pullicino, an English Catholic priest and neurologist, has been vindicated after being investigated by a U.K. medical regulation... Read more


Ecuadorian bishops oppose decriminalization of euthanasia: ‘Human life is sacred’

Feb 15, 2024

By Diego López Marina

“Human life is sacred and inviolable. Any complicity with death ends up being paid for by the weakest and most... Read more

Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Alex Schadenberg speaks with “EWTN News Nightly” Host Tracy Sabol on Feb. 13, 2024.

‘This is about killing people’: Leading voice against euthanasia warns of pro-euthanasia efforts

Feb 14, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

“This is their most active year ever ... they’re pushing very hard in the states they hope to win in,”... Read more

Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral in Montreal, Canada.

Archdiocese of Montreal sues Quebec government over MAID forced upon hospice

Feb 9, 2024

By Anna Farrow

Montreal’s Archbishop Christian Lépine is taking on the attorney general of Quebec. Read more


Activists prepare to sue Canadian Catholic hospital over assisted suicide refusal

Feb 9, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Assisted suicide activisits say the lawsuit against St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver “would pave the way for the secularization of... Read more


Euthanasia for Canada’s mentally ill still on the table despite ‘pause’ on implementation

Feb 9, 2024

By Martin Barillas

The Canadian government has paused implementing medical assistance in dying (MAID). But the pause does not mean a permanent halt... Read more


Ecuador’s Constitutional Court decriminalizes euthanasia

Feb 8, 2024

By Diego López Marina

According to one pro-life leader, “this is a very hard blow against the human dignity and constitutional rights of Ecuadorians.” Read more


Canada postpones assisted suicide for mentally ill: Country ‘not ready’ for it

Feb 2, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Canadians suffering from mental illnesses were expected to be able to apply for assisted suicide by mid-March 2024.  Read more


Assisted suicide will bring about ‘reduction in health care spending,’ report claims

Jan 25, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The implementation of assisted suicide will “save” the Canadian health care system between $34.7 and $136.8 million, a new report... Read more


Catholics in Massachusetts, New York urged to oppose assisted suicide bills

Jan 24, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

In both states efforts are underway to legalize assisted suicide. Read more


Irish Medical Council strips directive banning ‘deliberate killing’ of patients

Jan 11, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The council changed its directive on end-of-life care to remove a line that said doctors should “not participate in the... Read more

Bishop Robert Barron speaks to EWTN's Colm Flynn about evangelizing the culture today in October 2023.

Bishop Barron: Assisted suicide can never be morally sanctioned

Jan 8, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Winona-Rochester Bishop Robert Barron is urging Catholics to oppose an effort to make assisted suicide legal in Minnesota. Read more


Investment firm develops Catholic faith-aligned 401(k) plan

Jan 1, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

A Denver-based investment firm is working to develop a 401(k) retirement plan that filters out stocks that promote behavior in... Read more


Critics: Death stats in Canada, some U.S. states hide euthanasia, assisted suicide numbers

Dec 12, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Euthanasia and assisted suicide do not appear in the top 10 list of causes of death in Canada despite comprising... Read more

Silvio Alvarado with his wife, Paulina, and their two children.

Ecuadoran with incurable illness: Only God has authority over death

Dec 7, 2023

By Diego López Marina

In an interview with ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language news partner, Silvio Alvarado explained that euthanasia “is not the path I... Read more