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The bill was defeated in the South Australian Parliament after a heated debate

Anti-euthanasia campaigners believe assisted suicide is likely being underreported

Colorado will allow doctors to prescribe lethal substances to the terminally ill

Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec said he would not follow in the steps of other Canadian bishops

Cardinal Willem Eijk addressed a meeting of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Bishops have issued pastoral guidelines for clergy dealing with Catholics who are considering euthanasia or assisted suicide

St Augustine rest home was fined €6,000 after it stopped doctors from giving a lethal injection to a 74-year-old woman

The Pope spoke to a group of healthcare professionals from Spain and Latin America

The bill, which is likely to be sent back for amendments, would legalise assisted suicide

Thousands took part in the annual National March for Life in Ottawa