Assisted suicide, three-parent families, and the future of America

In a recent interview with EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo, Sean Cardinal O’Malley, the Archbishop of Boston, was asked why he thinks a majority of Massachusetts residents are in favor of a ballot initiative that would legalize physician-assisted suicide in their state. His response? It’s about “autonomy.” Our culture, he argued, is infused with a “terrible individualism” that “makes people... More

Actor Hugh Grant praises British assisted-suicide advocate

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Hugh Grant and Ann McPherson This past week long-time assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian died in Detroit. On the other side of the pond, another assisted-suicide advocate also died. Ann McPherson founded Healthcare Professionals for Assisted Dying to promote assisted-suicide in Britain. Thankfully, th... More

Kevorkian, Hunter Thompson, and Hitler, versus Brad Fallon, Rafael Peralta, and John Paul II. Life Worth Living.

Of course the point he and his supporters would make is that people ought to have the choice of how and when they die if they believe their life is no longer worth living, but there is still an irony to the news that Dr. Jack Kevorkian died a natural death “after a short illness.” Death came for Dr. Death without asking permission. Kevorkian probably didn’t mind. After all, just ... More

Kevorkian dies of natural causes

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. At the age of 83, Dr. Jack Kevorkian died of natural causes at a Detroit-area hospital today. Over 130 persons killed themselves with the help of the man named Dr. Death. Kevorkian long attacked the Catholic Church for her teaching against assisted-suicide and euthanasia. Even though he advocated for an ev... More



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