• New Zealand on ‘dangerous path’ with legalized euthanasia, ethicist says

    New Zealand’s decision to legalize euthanasia puts the country on a “dangerous path” and brings “a new and unwelcome dynamic” into the lives of those facing terminal illnesses, according to says the ethics expert for the country’s Catholic bishops. A referendum on the issue was... Read more
  • I was pressured to abort my children. For my first baby, I gave in.

    Motherhood is never easy — don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! It looks a little different for every woman, but for more of us than not, our journey to and through motherhood can be a challenge. Mine certainly has... Read more
  • No Arguments against Death

    Once a society accepts the noxious notion that killing is an acceptable answer to human suffering, the definition of “suffering” never stops expanding. The history of euthanasia in the Netherlands proves that maxim. The Dutch have allowed doctors to kill sick patients since the ’70s,... Read more
  • New euthanasia laws show there will never be an end to the killing

    On Monday, October, 13, Dutch Health Minister Hugo de Jonge announced that the Dutch government will amend its euthanasia law to permit child euthanasia — an announcement that came only three days after the news that the issue of child euthanasia had divided the Netherlands coalition... Read more
  • Child Euthanasia Comes to the Netherlands

    The Dutch government is preparing to legalize euthanasia for children between the ages of one and twelve.Last year, the Dutch Ministry of Health commissioned a report from the NVK (Dutch Society of Pediatrics), which recommended the government permit euthanasia for terminally ill children of... Read more
  • Biden doubles down on abortion law pledge

    Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion into federal law should the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision be overturned by the Supreme Court. Speaking at an outdoor town hall event airing on... Read more
  • ‘Expedited’ Investigation Ordered Over ICE Detainee Hysterectomies

     The acting director of U.S. immigration services has ordered an expedited investigation into allegations that hysterectomies were performed on immigrant women in federal custody without their full consent.  On Monday, The Intercept reported a whistleblower complaint had... Read more
  • Assisted suicide, euthanasia more than 10 times higher than predicted in Australian state

    While the Australian state of Tasmania is debating a bill that would legalize assisted suicide, the state of Victoria reported more than ten times the anticipated number of deaths from assisted suicide and euthanasia in its first legal year. Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board... Read more
  • The president of a Mexican pro-euthanasia organization has a change of heart

    The current president of the Association for the Right to Die with Dignity in Mexico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, has recently made public her testimony in which she states that she has gone from being a defender of euthanasia to rejecting it and proposing palliative care as an alternative... Read more
  • After Priest Supports Right to Choose, Boston Cardinal Says Life is Preeminent

    Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass in the grotto of St. Peter's Basilica during an ad limina visit of the USCCB. (Daniel Ibanez/EWTN) WASHINGTON — The Church’s teachings on the sanctity of life are of preeminent priority, the Archbishop of Boston said on Thursday, August... Read more