Catholic hospital facing lawsuit for refusing to euthanize 34-year-old Canadian woman

(Life Site. Alex Schadenberg).

St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver is facing a lawsuit from the family of a now-deceased 34-year-old woman after the institution, in accordance with Catholic teaching, refused her request for euthanasia. One of the main goals for the euthanasia lobby is to force all Canadian medical institutions to provide (MAiD) euthanasia. In June 2023, the Québec National Assembly passed Bill 11, An Act to amend the Act respecting end-of-life care. One of the provisions in Bill 11 created an obligation for all palliative care homes to offer MAID, even religiously affiliated institutions. In December, 2023 I wrote that St. Raphael Palliative Care Home and Day Centre, that had signed an agreement with the Archdiocese of Montreal and the Québec government guaranteeing that St Raphael’s would provide end-of-life care but not provide euthanasia, was being forced by the Quebec government to provide euthanasia.

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