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Cardinal Raymond Burke says it’s a ‘beacon of light’ in a society confused about fundamental truths

A coalition of academics, journalists and celebrities is trying to convince Australians that legalisation is ‘overdue’. But we’re fighting back

Our task is difficult but urgent: to show that people who are old and ill nevertheless have value

The case will be examined by Dutch prosecutors to see if a crime has been committed

‘This “medical-assistance in dying” is a threat to the foundations of our society,’ Bishop Noel Simard said

Gorsuch is good news for religious and social conservatives – and for those who value the separation of powers

The influential American Psychiatric Association has said it is opposed to euthanasia for those who are not terminally ill

A court has approved the withdrawal of fluids from a man in a stable but minimally conscious state

The letter offers a ‘pastoral reflection’ on the challenges the assisted dying law poses to the Canadian Church