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English assisted suicide bill not put to vote in House of Lords

Oct 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

After seven hours of debate and notable opposition in the House of Lords on Friday, the sponsor of a bill... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis attend a vigil in London, England, March 24, 2017.

Catholic, Anglican, and Jewish leaders urge UK Parliament to reject assisted suicide bill

Oct 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

They called for ‘high-quality palliative care’ to be made available to all. Read more

The House of Parliament in London.

British doctors say they will not participate in assisted suicide if it becomes legal

Oct 21, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A group of some 1,700 British doctors say they will not participate in assisted suicide, amid a push by some... Read more


British doctors’ union drops opposition to assisted suicide

Sep 14, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The British Medical Association, the trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom, is no longer officially opposed to the... Read more

Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster.

English bishop urges Catholics to oppose assisted suicide bill

Sep 9, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

An English bishop is urging Catholics to write to members of the House of Lords urging them to oppose the... Read more