• Canadian man says he asked for home care, was offered assisted suicide

    London, Canada, Aug 8, 2018 / 12:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Canadian man suffering from an incurable disease claims that despite asking for home care, the medical team at an Ontario hospital would offer him only medically assisted suicide. Roger Foley, a 42-year-old from Ontario, has... Read more
  • A Christian Argument for Abortion? A Critique

    Richard Weaver, rhetorician and philosopher, wrote concerning the use of “devil terms” and “god terms” in rhetorical discourse. As we consider the recent book by Rebecca Todd Peters, Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for Reproductive Justice, we are provided with abundant... Read more
  • Three children euthanized in Belgium

    Three minors have been euthanized in Belgium since euthanasia for children was legalised in 2014. According to the latest report from the government agency (PDF in French) which tracks euthanasia deaths, the children were 9, 11 and 17 years old. Two died in 2016 and 1 last year. Under the... Read more
  • From Termination to Extermination: The International Down Syndrome Genocide

    Ever since 1928, Gerber Baby Foods has illustrated its products with a sketch of a beautiful child who was chosen after a nationwide contest. Beginning in 2012, Gerber supplemented its cherubic logo with an advertising campaign featuring an additional child, also chosen in an open... Read more
  • Eugenics and an Overlooked Rebuttal

    In the introduction to the French edition of Darwin's Origin of Species, Clémence Royer claimed that Darwin's theory called for the elimination of "all the disgraces of nature" among humanity, and social Darwinism was born. In 1871 Darwin's cousin Francis Galton gave this belief a name,... Read more
  • Central African Catholic and Muslim leaders attack “sowers of hatred, division”

    YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon - Religion is now being used to “sow hatred” and “divide the country” in the Central African Republic, according to the nation’s Catholic bishops and Islamic religious leaders. The country has experienced instability since 2013, when Seleka, a Muslim-majority... Read more
  • China may lift its two-child policy – here’s what that could mean

    Amid reports that China may be considering putting an end to its two-child policy, experts are questioning the extent of a possible law change, and the effects it would have. According to Bloomberg, the Chinese government had commissioned research on the childbirth restrictions in the... Read more
  • Disability groups oppose using botanist’s death to advance assisted suicide agenda

    Bern, Switzerland, May 10, 2018 / 05:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Botanist and ecologist David Goodall ended his life May 10 in Switzerland by assisted suicide, a procedure which he had long advocated legalizing in his home country of Australia. Goodall, 104, told journalists that he “looked... Read more
  • Pain Doctors Face Greater Scrutiny Than Death Doctors

    Our society often sacrifices law-abiding and productive people to protect the dysfunctional from themselves. The current attack on opioid addiction threatens more of the same. To prevent over-prescribing and pill-pushing, pain patients who need strong drugs to function are being pushed off... Read more
  • Why Alfie Evans Didn’t Matter to So Many People

    One of the most haunting sights I've seen in a long time was Tom Evans, the father of Alfie Evans, coming out to the street in front of Alder hey hospital and robotically reading words on a page asking those who support his efforts to save his son, to stop, go home and live their lives. What... Read more