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Jun 19, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- The four Latin rite ordinaries in Victoria have written a pastoral letter denouncing the state's “new, and deeply troubling chapter of health care,” as voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide became legal Wednesday.
Jun 5, 2019 - 11:23 am .- The mayor of a small town in Alabama has apologized after posting on Facebook that the only way to reclaim America is to kill gay and transgender people, abortionists, and socialists.
Jan 15, 2019 - 06:45 am .- Dialogue with society for the protection of human dignity and the common good, which are under threat, Pope Francis said in a letter to the Pontifical Academy for Life, published Tuesday.
Aug 12, 2018 - 04:56 pm .- Social media is increasingly making teens dissatisfied with their appearance and obsessed with achieving a filtered version of “perfection,” even going so far as to pursue plastic surgery, say medical professionals.
Aug 3, 2018 - 03:01 am .- A Disability Awareness Conference in Saginaw, Michigan this week encouraged parishes to create an inclusive and accessible environment for those with disabilities.
Jun 29, 2018 - 12:26 am .- Spain’s lower house of parliament has agreed to consider a bill that would legalize euthanasia in the country.
May 24, 2018 - 04:02 pm .- A state appellate court on Wednesday denied a request for an immediate stay of a ruling which said California's assisted suicide law was wrongly passed in a special legislative session.
May 16, 2018 - 04:42 pm .- California’s assisted suicide law was wrongly passed in a special legislative session, ruled a California judge this week.
May 11, 2018 - 03:03 am .- The Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy for illegal entry into the U.S. is inhumane and will split up families seeking safety, a Catholic analyst of migration policy warned.
Apr 26, 2018 - 03:28 pm .- The ‘not guilty’ verdict for a U.S. border agent who shot and killed a Mexican teen is “deeply troubling” and raises “serious issues of justice and accountability,” said Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger of Tucson, Ariz.
Apr 25, 2018 - 12:49 pm .- An appeal by the parents of ailing toddler Alfie Evans was dismissed by the UK Court of Appeal Wednesday, leaving the child to remain at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in England.
Apr 24, 2018 - 02:59 pm .- Ailing toddler Alfie Evans will not be permitted to fly to Rome for additional treatment, a judge ruled on Tuesday during an emergency hearing.
Apr 24, 2018 - 03:00 am .- Disability rights activists are speaking out in opposition to a proposal in New York that would legalize physician assisted suicide.
Apr 14, 2018 - 06:01 am .- Amid a tense battle over medical care for gravely ill toddler Alfie Evans, hundreds of protestors crowded outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital this week in support of the child and his parents.
Apr 12, 2018 - 10:28 am .- The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations encouraged global leaders to take a “human-centered approach to migration,” rather than reacting with “unsustainable short-term solutions.”
Apr 6, 2018 - 04:07 pm .- As the parents of a sick toddler fight for continued treatment, saying that he is showing signs of improvement, the hospital where he is staying is requesting court permission to end his life support.
Mar 9, 2018 - 10:30 am .- The states of Utah and Pennsylvania are considering legislation that would ban abortions solely due to a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis, in an effort to protect babies with disabilities from discrimination.
Mar 6, 2018 - 03:43 pm .- On Tuesday, London’s Court of Appeal upheld a lower court’s decision to end life support for an ill 21-month-old boy, despite the parent’s wishes to continue treatment.
Mar 1, 2018 - 03:03 am .- The bishops of Alaska released a joint pastoral letter this month, highlighting the meaning, origin, and implications of human dignity in today’s world.  
Feb 20, 2018 - 04:49 pm .- A British court ruled Tuesday that physicians can stop providing life support, against his parents' wishes, to Alfie Evans, a 21-month old boy who has an unknown neurological degenerative condition.