Archive for the ‘euthanasia’ Category

Please contact your MSP to voice your opposition to assisted suicide and ask what their position is. Here’s an urgent message from the Catholic Parliamentary Office: On 19th April, Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP, the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesman, asked witnesses at the Equalities and Human Rights Committee whether individuals should have the right “to be assisted […]

This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 35: “What does the Catholic Church have to say about abortion?”  

Last week Noel Conway, a man with MND, stated his case seeking assisted suicide. This video has a good discussion of the issues surrounding the legalisation of assisted suicide. The main concern is that “It will place under pressure vulnerable people to end their lives out of fear of being a burden on the state or […]

An MS patient in Inverness has deferred his plans to end his life at an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland, after another MS patient contacted him and encouraged him to seek more support. This contact and support has given him a new optimism about life. A video about this story can be viewed on the BBC website: […]

I am sure many of you reading this will remember Terri Schaviavo, the woman who was starved to death after an accident left her in a persistent vegeative state.  This video demonstrates the good that can come out of such awful situations such as Terri’s.  We wonder why her life was cut short.  Here we learn that […]

**taken from** “The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid ‘dens of crime’ that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed and […]

Here’s the sermon that Fr John Deighan gave last night at our monthly prolife mass.    One of the issues that we have to deal with a pro-life Christians is the relationship between reason and faith. The sinfulness of abortion, of euthanasia, of experimentation on embryos, and so on, is part of the authoritative teaching […]

Nightmare on Ramsay Street A talk by Paul Russell Director of Hope: Preventing Euthanasia and assisted suicide in Australia Paul Russell from HOPE Australia will be visiting Scotland to speak at the CNK Symposium. The Sunday afterward he is involved in a debate at the annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of […]

When babies are born very prematurely we hear from the parents that terms such as “quality of life” begin to be introduced to the conversations about these tiny, vulnerable  babies.  It always makes me extemely wary because it seems that it is almost impossible to judge another persons’ quality of life!  When the medical profession […]

As we know the Fight for Marriage, Sanctity of Life from Conception and the latest Euthanasia consultation are still with us and the battle has to go on. Therefore the Knights of St Columba have organised a “Chain of Prayer” carrying on the theme, “Our Christian Values – Under Attack” We call upon you our fellow […]