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The Pope lamented that the Sisters' deaths 'are not in the papers, they are not news' (AP)

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An anti-euthanasia demonstrator in London

Canada’s euthanasia law is telling some Canadians that their lives are not worth living

The committee's 70-page report was introduced in Canada's House of Commons on February 25 (AP)

The parliamentary report recommends allowing assisted suicide for people with psychiatric conditions and some minors

Activists protest against euthanasia in Belgium, where the Church faces similar challenges to Canada (CNS)

Those seeking to end their lives lack ‘the proper disposition for the anointing of the sick’

A supporter in favour of Oregon's assisted suicide law outside the Supreme Court in 2005 (AP)

Assisted suicide deaths soar in Oregon

Campaigners say it is ‘getting easier and easier for people to justify dying’ in the US state

'Doctor-shopping' has effectively led to euthanasia on demand, the study claims (PA)

MPs raise concerns after researchers find ‘social isolation’ was a factor in majority of requests

At the end we are bathed in love (Agencia Estado via AP Images)

Our deathbeds are an opportunity to sort out the unfinished, sometimes heartbreaking, emotional business of life

Pope Francis poses for a photo with a group of nuns after his weekly general audience (AP)

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Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez (PA)

Gov Jerry Brown has not indicated whether he will sign the bill that would legalise assisted suicide in the state

Protesters stand outside the Houses of Parliament in London as MPs debate the Assisted Dying Bill (PA)

Parliament is unlikely to debate another Bill on the issue for years to come