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Updates on euthanasia and assisted suicide

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A- Webpage of the Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops on the Quebec government’s Bill 52, “An Act respecting end-of-life care” (In French only)

Bishops of Quebec issue statement opposing Bill 52 and euthanasia presented as “medical aid in dying” (PDF) (January 23, 2014)

Special invitation by the Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops for the World Day of the Sick, February 11, 2014 (PDF) (January 27, 2014)

Prayers of the Faithful which are inspired by what the Bishops of Quebec have said on Bill 52 (PDF) (January 27, 2014))

Fragility and Value of Life by Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal (February 6, 2014)

B- Links to specific resources from the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF)

C- Links to other sources:

D- Links to various articles in the media:

  1. A blind woman dies by euthanasia in the Netherlands
  2. A botched sex-change operation victim dies by euthanasia in Belgium
  3. Netherlands 2012 euthanasia report: Sharp increase in euthanasia deaths
  4. Our response to Dr Low: Legalizing euthanasia has consequences and is not safe
  5. Federal government will not support assisted suicide
Last Updated on Tuesday, February 25 2014  
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