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Bringing Christ to the Clinic

A Catholic physician once related to me a powerful story about one of his patients, who had just received a diagnosis of advanced, metastatic cancer and had a relatively short time left to live.

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Dying as the Last Great Act of Living

I have researched and written on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for over thirty years. Im going to assume that you have probably heard all the usual arguments for and against euthanasia, many of which are very important and prominent in this debate. But I want to focus on some aspects that might not yet have been presented.

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Making a Difficult Choice

In April 2005, I was diagnosed with cancer. It was just two weeks after the birth of my ninth baby, and days after my youngest brother's death in a car accident.

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Memo to My Children

Lately, we have witnessed a pernicious cultural trend toward the rebranding of legalized euthanasia as a gift rather than a menace to societys most vulnerable citizens.

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