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Such a procedure, outlined in the Journal of Medical Ethics, would allow medics to remove a patient’s heart before they died

It is perfectly legitimate for doctors and nurses to let nature take its course, and let people die in peace

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto has called on compatriots to write to politicians and ask them to ‘protect the vulnerable’

An unpleasant populism is sweeping across Europe and beyond

Canada’s euthanasia law is telling some Canadians that their lives are not worth living

Those seeking to end their lives lack ‘the proper disposition for the anointing of the sick’

Many patients cannot find peace until they have become reconciled with those they love

MPs raise concerns after researchers find ‘social isolation’ was a factor in majority of requests

Our deathbeds are an opportunity to sort out the unfinished, sometimes heartbreaking, emotional business of life

Doctors will be free to administer lethal injections to dementia patients who have signed advance directives