Euthanasia

"We accept human life as God's gift to us. Passing through death into eternal life is also God's gift. It is for God to determine the time."

New Zealand Bishops, Pastoral Letter on Euthanasia



DOCUMENTS

The Gospel of Life Pope John Paul II. See Chapter III, articles 64-67

On Combatting Abortion and Euthanasia Pope John Paul II

Declaration on Euthanasia Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Pastoral Letter to the Catholic People of New Zealand on Euthanasia

Faithful For Life Bishops' Pro-Life Activities Committee

Death and Dying Issues Bishop James T. McHugh

Violations Against the Dignity of Human Life - Doctor Assisted Suicide Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan

Legalized Euthanasia-An Enemy to Civilized Society Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan

To Live and Die in a Compassionate Community Canadian Bishops Conference

Reverence for Life Catholic Bishops of Japan

Living & Dying According to the Voice of Faith Bishops of Michigan

Now and at the Hour of Our Death Bishops of Wisconsin

For the Love of Life Bishop Sean P. O'Malley, OFM Cap.

End-of-Life Decisions Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Moral Questions-Euthanasia Joint Commission between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Methodist Council


ARTICLES, PAPERS

Human Dignity and the Right to Life at the Beginning and End of Life: Outline of the Problems Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde

Legalizing Euthanasia for Children in the Netherlands H.E. Msgr. Elio Sgreccia

The Impact of New Medical Technology upon Attitudes Towards Euthanasia Among Akans Kwasi Agyeman

A Time to Live, A Time To Die--But is it for us to decide which is which? Sidney Callahan

Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, and The Law M. Cathleen Kaveny

Euthanasia in the Catholic Tradition Joseph Cardinal Bernardin

The Doctrinal Weight of Evangelium Vitae Francis A. Sullivan

Active Euthanasia John J. Paris

Legalizing Euthanasia: Medical Perspectives on Death and Dying Derek Humphry and Richard Gula, S.S., Ph.D.

Euthanasia and Christian Ethics Millard J. Erickson and Ines E. Bowers


MISCELLANEOUS WEBSITES

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Seven Reasons Why They Should Not Be Legalized Luke Gormally

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance

Compassionate Healthcare Network

Priests for Life: Euthanasia

Ethics Updates: Euthanasia and End-of-Life Decisions

Euthanasia: The Debate Continues

Euthanasia Laws State by state

Glossary of terms concerning "end of life" issues Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization

Library of Bioethics and Medical Humanities Texts and Documents New York State Task Force on Life and the Law

Nazi Euthanasia

Islam and Euthanasia





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