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"The death certificate is falsified and does not reflect the true cause of death" [PA]

Lawmakers heard testimonies from opponents and supporters of the measure that would allow doctors to legally prescribe a lethal dose of drugs

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

Pope Francis: 'True charity is a sharing which does not judge'  (AP/Alessandra Tarantino)

In message for World Day of the Sick, Francis says time spent with the ill ‘is holy time’

Stanley v O'Neill - the bout that never was

Anyone who truly cares about women’s rights has to be prepared to look again at the evidence of what abortion on demand does to us

A scene from the EXIT ADMD film

A film presented by EXIT highlights the importance of offering solace to those who have lost the will to live

Pope Francis  (AP)

Pope spoke to the Association of Italian Catholic Doctors

Cardinal Nichols addressed the conference on healthcare professionals in the context of the New Evangelisations (CNS)

Cardinal Nichols spoke at the Catholic Medical Association Conference on Saturday

Cardinal Lacroix (Photo: PA)

Cardinal Lacroix urges ‘more zeal’ in accompanying people at the end of life

Chris Woodhead, pictured in 2000 (PA)

But we who believe that life is sacred must never ‘pontificate’ to those who don’t share our convictions

A children's hospital in Belgium. The country has voted to legalise child euthanasia (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, File)

A new dark step has been taken across the Channel