TORONTO – In a prestigious medical journal, doctors from Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children have laid out policies and procedures for administering medically assisted death to children, including scenarios where the parents would not be informed until after the child dies.
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With an $11.6-million donation, Toronto’s St. Joseph’s Health Centre will create one of the largest, most advanced and most comprehensive palliative care units in Canada.

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OTTAWA – Euthanasia and assisted suicide deaths in Canada could soon exceed the rates of such deaths in Belgium and the Netherlands, warns the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.
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LONDON — A five-month legal battle to get permission to take terminally ill baby Charlie Gard to the United States for experimental treatment ended Monday (July 24) after his parents told a British court they were withdrawing their legal challenge.

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WASHINGTON – Amid the Gard family's legal battle in the U.K. to pursue experimental treatment for their infant son, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation granting them permanent residency in the states.

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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis called for respecting the wishes of a terminally ill child's parents to accompany and care for their child "until the end."

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Fr. Raymond de Souza: Long line of martyr-bishops marked by men of no fear 

The twin canonizations — along with five others — of Pope St. Paul VI and St. Oscar Romero prompted many to look for similarities between the two. 

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Pope's homily

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Saints risk all to follow Jesus with love, Pope says 

Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

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