VATICAN CITY (RNS) “We don’t judge people, but the gesture in itself is to be condemned,” said Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula, head of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
Articles tagged “death with dignity”
(RNS) She spoke of loving life and raised her voice in her final months in hope of changing public policy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Brittany Maynard’s choice to die prompts a look at the values and vocabulary of death, dying and decisions people make at the end of their days.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Race, religion and a sense of the role of the family all play into end-of-life decisions for African-Americans, “and you cannot disentangle them,” said Karen Bullock, a professor and head of the department of social work at North Carolina State University.