Bishop Henry (Calgary, Ab.) on euthanasia and assisted suicide

Posted December 10, 2017 4:56 pm by Shirley

Bishop Henry (Calgary, Ab.) on euthanasia and assisted suicide

This article was published in the Calgary Sun newspaper. It is written by  Bishop Fred Henry.”Many do not understand the framework that the Alberta Catholic Bishops work from regarding sacraments and funerals associated with the issue of euthanasia and assisted suicide. There are three foundational pillars that ground our practice.First of all, any action or omission which of itself or by intention causes or hastens death is a grave violation of the commandment: “You shall not kill.”Secondly, we hold firmly that, while every person has a fundamental right to normal care and treatment, he or she has also the right

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