Posts Tagged ‘assisted suicide’

Throwback Thursday: Protecting the Gift of Life Until Natural Death

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Death comes for us all, but it not for us to decide the hour, we are not the arbiters of life and death. Despite all its limitations and hardships, life on this earth is always a precious gift, the first of many blessings that God bestows upon us. It is the foundation upon which rests […] [Read more]

Assisted Suicide: A Choice Without Compassion

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

As we pray and walk together in defense of vulnerable unborn life later this week, we recognize that life at the other end of the spectrum is increasingly threatened as certain extremist groups mount aggressive campaigns to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Soon, the Maryland General Assembly is expected to consider a bill that would allow doctors […] [Read more]

Throwback Thursday: We are Made for Life, We are Made for Love

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Going to the outskirts to encounter others, as Pope Francis asks, means confronting those great existential questions, being ready to give a reason for our hope when people ask: Why are we here? What’s the meaning of life? What’s the point of it all? These foundational questions go directly to all of the “hot button” […] [Read more]

Physician-Assisted Suicide and Genuine Mercy

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Throughout the country, a concerted aggressive campaign is underway which plays on people’s darkest fears and exploits their vulnerabilities to advance ideas and practices that have long been understood to be grave infamies opposed to human dignity and which poison human society (cf. Gaudium et Spes, 27).  Utilizing manipulating language and euphemisms which cloud the […] [Read more]