A new dark step has been taken across the Channel
The House of Representatives has voted to extend Belgium’s euthanasia law to children
‘I hope the political class will be persuaded to reflect,’ says Archbishop Leonard
The senate voted 50-17 in favour of the legislation
Professor Hans Kung has written he is ‘considering suicide.’ If he goes through with it, it would be a final step in a life full of small steps away from the Church
The growing acceptance of euthanasia represents the triumph of atheism over European society
Jeremy Hunt orders an inquiry into the Liverpool Care Pathway, and says patients and relatives must be consulted. But will the doctors pay any attention?
There is too much evidence that the LCP is being used by some doctors as euthanasia by the back door, and that they are wilfully failing to consult: the Health Secretary will be ignored
It was a significant contrast to the sad, hasty and solitary deaths so many people are subjected to, not least on the Liverpool Care Pathway
In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles
The number of ‘do not resuscitate’ (DNR) notices being imposed without consultation is now a national scandal. What will the BMA do about it?
It’s time for a few doctors to be prosecuted or struck off