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Hans Küng pictured in his office in Tübingen (CNS)

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

Anne Turner Assisted Suicide

The growing acceptance of euthanasia represents the triumph of atheism over European society

Palliative care specialists say doctors must be 'trained appropriately' before they adopt the Liverpool Care Pathway (Photo: PA)

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

A volunteer tends to a patient in Pennsylvania (Photo: PA)

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

Bishop Fisher: 'Age must not be a criterion of health care distribution' (Photo: PA)

In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles

Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge has faced legal action over the use of 'do not resuscitate' orders (Photo: PA)
Baroness Hollins: 'Lord Falconer’s Bill does not try to address even the most obvious safeguarding questions'

Madeleine Teahan meets Baroness Hollins, the insightful psychiatrist, opponent of assisted suicide and mother of Abigail Witchalls

It’s also saying that brain-damaged and demented people just cost too much: what’s happened to medical ethics?

A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients ‘skews’ resources

Lord Falconer is proposing a draft bill to legalise assisted suicide (PA photo)

We need one lobby group to fight for the unborn child and another to oppose assisted suicide