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Belgian euthanasia law scrutinized for failure to report abuses

OXFORD, England (CNS) -- Catholics in Belgium are concerned the country's euthanasia law is being abused to kill patients without legal checks and safeguards. Auxiliary...

Belgian Brothers of Charity reject Vatican order to stop euthanizing patients

Catholic News Service Belgium’s Brothers of Charity Group, which runs 15 centers for psychiatric patients, has rejected a Vatican order to stop offering euthanasia. In a...

Pope tells Belgian religious order to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Catholic News Service Pope Francis has given a Belgian religious order until the end of August to stop offering euthanasia to psychiatric patients. Brother Rene Stockman,...

Brussels archbishop thanks Christians for support

Catholic News Service The Brussels archbishop thanked Christians for gestures of support in the wake of bomb attacks in his city and urged Belgians not...

Viewpoint: Opting out of the Belgian euthanasia solution

Recently, Belgium’s Senate voted overwhelmingly to extend legal euthanasia to children of any age. The proposal, which will likely become law, limits the practice...

Belgian bishops pledge to pay damages to abuse victims

Catholic News Service OXFORD, England — Belgium's Catholic bishops have pledged a “culture of vigilance” against future sexual abuse by priests and said guilty clergy...

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