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Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — Pope Francis is praying for the parents of Charlie Gard after a U.S. doctor told them nothing could be...

Assisted suicide ‘solution’ coerces the dying and families

My father-in-law died this past month. He was a good, hardworking man, an immigrant, self-taught and self-reliant. As is likely both the fear and the...

Robust pain management, emotional and spiritual support offer alternatives to suicide

Catholic News Service MC Sullivan has heard all of the arguments in favor of assisted suicide. “There are arguments that would touch anyone with a heart,”...

Living Our Faith — Assisted suicide and palliative care

Discussions of assisted suicide in the church today often view it both in light of the commandment against taking life and the same commandment's...

Cardinal George says he’s receiving palliative care

Catholic News Service CHICAGO — Doctors have exhausted all options in Cardinal Francis E. George’s cancer treatment and have moved on to palliative care. The cardinal...

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