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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

Belgian politicians debate the bill on child euthanasia at the Belgian federal parliament in Brussels yesterday (PA)

The House of Representatives has voted to extend Belgium’s euthanasia law to children

Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard (CNS)

‘I hope the political class will be persuaded to reflect,’ says Archbishop Leonard

The Queen Fabiola Children's Hospital in Brussels (PA)

The senate voted 50-17 in favour of the legislation

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