Why does the Church oppose Physician-Assisted Suicide?

The Church specifically opposes Physician-Assisted Suicide because it seeks to legalize the intentional taking of human life; this deliberate activity violates the most basic tenet of our belief in the sacredness of life, and simultaneously poses many dangers to vulnerable populations. A truly caring community devotes more attention and support to members facing the most vulnerable times in their lives; when the sick, elderly, and vulnerable are tempted to see their lives as less valuable, they most need the love and assistance of others to assure them of their worth.

Read: “The Truth About Physician-Assisted Suicide

Read “To Live Each Day with Dignity: A Statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide”

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