Pope Francis said on Wednesday that the dying need palliative care, not euthanasia or assisted suicide.

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that the dying need palliative care, not euthanasia or assisted suicide.

CNA—At his general audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall on Feb. 9, the pope said that this ethical principle was valid not only for Christians but for everyone. He expressed gratitude for palliative care, which seeks to improve the quality of life of people suffering from severe illnesses. “However, we must be careful not…

Cardinal Burke Clarifies Church Teachings on End-of-Life Issues

Cardinal Burke Clarifies Church Teachings on End-of-Life Issues

May 20, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – On Monday morning, May 20, Cardinal Raymond Burke gave LifeSite the following interview regarding the situation of Vincent Lambert, whose feeding tube was to be pulled that day. Meanwhile, we have learned that the feeding tube was pulled without Vincent’s family being told. LifeSite: Your Eminence, you have certainly heard…

Catholic Medical Association’s 87th Annual Educational Conference Begins Tomorrow and Will Focus on Restoring Compassionate Patient Care in a Technocratic Age

Catholic Medical Association’s 87th Annual Educational Conference Begins Tomorrow and Will Focus on Restoring Compassionate Patient Care in a Technocratic Age

Topics to include: End of Life/Palliative Care, Cannabis/Opioid Abuse, Abortion Pill Reversal, Combating Physician Burnout PHILADELPHIA, PA September 19, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association’s Annual Educational Conference will provide strategies for today’s Catholic medical professionals on how to best balance modern issues of technocracy versus providing compassionate Christ-like care to patients. The conference, “Restoring Healthcare in A Technocratic Age,” will…