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Jeff Bridges from the film The Giver is interviewed by Raymond Arroyo.

'The Giver' praised for themes on free will, sanctity of life

Aug 19, 2014

The new dystopian movie “The Giver” has drawn praise for its deep thematic content on the value of human life,... Read more

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewburgy preaches at St. Columba's in Chester, Feb. 15, 2014. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Shrewsbury.

Bishop Davies: Lourdes shrine a light amid war, death

Jul 28, 2014

This weekend, shortly before today's centenary of the beginning of World War I, an English bishop has said that the... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, one of the signatories of the July 16 statement.

Faith leaders join in condemnation of UK assisted dying bill

Jul 16, 2014

By Elise Harris

Various religious leaders have joined their voices to denounce a bill seeking to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill... Read more

"Elderly Lady" by Marea Howse (CC0 1.0).

Bishop calls for united prayer to stop UK euthanasia bill

Jul 15, 2014

Warning that a proposed euthanasia bill for parts of the U.K. would mark the “catastrophic collapse” of respect for life,... Read more

Belgium's House of Parliament.

Belgium's child euthanasia move lamented as 'unbelievable'

Feb 28, 2014

In the wake of Belgium's recent decision to legalize euthanasia for children, several members of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for... Read more

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Belgium becomes first country to legalize child euthanasia

Feb 14, 2014

By Elise Harris

In a law passed in Belgium’s parliament yesterday, the country has become the first to legalize the euthanasia of minors,... Read more

Four-year-old asks Belgian king to block euthanasia of children

Feb 5, 2014

As Belgium legislators move forward with a proposed law to allow euthanasia for children, a 4-year-old girl from Canada is... Read more

Belgium's House of Parliament.

Belgium considers legalizing euthanasia for minors

Dec 30, 2013

Despite religious opposition, the Belgian Senate voted Dec. 13 in favor of a bill which would expand legal euthanasia to... Read more

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Legal group fights Swiss lawsuit promoting euthanasia

Dec 28, 2013

The U.S.-based legal group Alliance Defending Freedom has issued a legal brief supporting Swiss laws that bar assisted suicide for... Read more

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Quebec euthanasia bill blasted for enshrining 'power to kill'

Jun 17, 2013

A Quebec bill to allow lethal drug prescriptions for patients in pain would give doctors “the power to kill” and... Read more