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Canada’s assisted suicide law could especially harm indigenous peoples, group warns

Canada’s assisted suicide law could especially harm indigenous peoples, group warns

 A Canadian suicide prevention group is raising alarms that the country’s new assisted suicide law could especially harm indigenous peoples. The Embrace Life Council, an anti-suicide organization based in Canada’s northern territory of Nunavut, says that the proposed expansion of assisted suicide, Bill C-7, was

Assessing the Morality of COVID-19 Vaccines Developed with Abortion-Derived Tissue: A Register Guide

Assessing the Morality of COVID-19 Vaccines Developed with Abortion-Derived Tissue: A Register Guide

Shortly after a new single dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson was approved for use in the U.S., Bishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans issued a statement warning the faithful that the vaccine was “morally compromised” due to its reliance on abortion-derived cells in both its

New Orleans archdiocese: Catholics should seek ethical alternatives to Johnson & Johnson vaccine

New Orleans archdiocese: Catholics should seek ethical alternatives to Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Archdiocese of New Orleans says that the recently-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is “morally compromised,” and advises Catholics to use ethical alternatives if available. The Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with an emergency use