Anglican bishops in New Zealand speak out against moves to legalize euthanasia

Posted Feb 28, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Eight Anglican bishops have called for a halt to the End of Life Choice Bill, which proposes legalizing medically-assisted suicide and euthanasia in Aotearoa New Zealand. In their submission to the Justice Select Committee on the End of Life Choice Bill this week, the bishops recommended no change to existing laws, and called for more funding of palliative care and counseling support for patients and their families.

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  1. ROBERT K MORGAN says:

    disgusting..makes me ashamed to be an Episcopalian…compassion in dying is something we do for our pets and deny to our loved one..shame on you,,,suffering and aid in compassionate end of life is up to individuals not the church or a bunch of people who know nothing about the people involved!!!

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