Description: We continue our countdown of the year's top interviews with Mary Ann Glendon.
2019 Countdown #10: Catholic Nurses Weigh in on "Death with Dignity"
Description: We spoke recently with Dr Ashley Fernandes after the Ohio Nurses Association, a union with 11,000 members, recently endorsed legalizing assisted suicide and committed itself to "educating the public about medical aid in dying, supporting legislation to protect the rights of dying patients to control the circumstances of their death and providing resources to nurses about the nurse's role in caring for patients requesting medical aid in dying." Janet Munday of the Association of Catholic Nurses joins us with a look at how Catholic nurses can help a person prepare for the end of life.
Janet C. Munday, BSN, RN, serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of the National Association of Catholic Nurses, U.S.A. Visit nacn-usa.org . The hotline for the National Catholic Bioethics Center is 215-877-2660.
2019 Countdown #9: Reclaiming and Renewing Human Rights (2 segments)
Description: Mike Pompeo recently appointed Mary Ann Glendon to chair the US State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights. What are unalienable rights? Is there a difference between unalienable and inalienable? What are the modern-day challenges to defending these rights? Mary Ann joins us.
Mary Ann Glendon
Mary Ann Glendon is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University, and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. She is the Chair of the US State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights.