Dutch Cardinal: Bishops warned of Euthanasia’s Slippery Slope

OXFORD, England – Recent increases in euthanasia and assisted suicide deaths among psychiatric and dementia patients reflect the concerns church officials expressed years ago, said a Dutch cardinal.

Cardinal Willem Eijk of Utrecht, Netherlands, said psychiatrist Boudewijn Chabot was right to complain that doctors were now ignoring legal requirements that a patient requesting death should be “suffering unbearably and without prospect.” Click here to read full text: Euthanasia’s slippery slope

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