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'The Little Sisters of the Poor provide the best answer to Rob Marris’s bill' (CNS)

There are very good reasons to oppose Rob Marris MP’s proposed legislation, but the argument must be deepened

Bishop Davies (Photo: Diocese of Shrewsbury)

Bishop Davies urges pilgrims at Lourdes to lobby their MPs before the Bill is debated in September

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

Cardinal Nichols urged people not to fall for ‘great lie’ of assisted suicide during homily for the Day for Life

An assisted suicide Bill will be debated in the House of Commons on September 11 (AP)

If assisted suicide is legalised some patients would be regarded as having lives ‘not worth living’

A screen shot from the Day for Life website

Bishop Sherrington says it is good for people to talk about death and to ‘grow into an acceptance’ of it

An Aymara indigenous woman walks past a poster of Francis in La Paz, Bolivia (AP)

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx (CNS)

German politicians will be granted a vote on a number of bills aimed at changing the law on doctor-assisted death by November

Professor Stephen Hawking supports assisted suicide (PA)

The latest book from the Catholic Truth Society on euthanasia is very well-timed

Actor Julie Hesmondhalgh, left, prompted a national debate on assisted suicide (PA)

Luvvies are heaping pressure on Parliament to change the law, with potentially disastrous consequences for the less wealthy, powerful and self-assured

Lord Falconer (PA)

Lord Falconer is using Jeffrey Spector’s death to call for a change to the law. His comments show how far his agenda goes