In this interview, JEFFERY PFISTER, a prosecutor for the State of Florida who was Happ’s attorney in the first phase of the process, explains his own opposition to the death penalty
ROBERT GEORGE is requesting, as a pro-lifer, that Kermit Gosnell’s life be spared, albeit the heinous acts of which he stands accused probably meet the criteria for capital punishment
ANDREA STAITI comments on the referendum in Massachusetts on “assisted suicide”, the surprising voices against it, and the progressaholics who voted in favor of it.
The Supreme Court of British Colombia declared Canada’s law preventing medically delivered suicide unconstitutional. PETER STOCKLAND comments on this decision and its consequences.
Ethics Committee President SALVATORE MANCUSO discusses the results of recent research which found that a child born with assisted conception is more likely to be malformed.
LUIGI BALLERINI discusses the temptation to try to predict and control everything about our lives and our children, when the person is free to act in surprising ways.
ROSE BUSINGYE, who cares for people living with HIV in Uganda, comments on what has happened in Greece, where officials posted photos of prostitutes infected with HIV on the internet.
The World Youth Alliance held a conference in Rome on women’s health, focusing on HIV/AIDS, and featuring AVSI’s method of looking at the person and promoting his dignity.
LYLE SHELTON of the Australian Christian Lobby comments on the Supreme Court sentencing a man to jail for assisting a suicide and how euthanasia can be used to further other interests.
ADAM MACLEOD writes on the Massachusetts doctors’ opposition to physician-assisted suicide. Aiding the deliberate destruction of human life has no place in the doctor’s job description
A girl crossed paths with an unknown woman, and put a bundle in her hands, who ran to the nearest house of nuns, caring for the Child Jesus, incarnate this year even more than usual
A culture of exploitation and violence, especially sexual exploitation of children, is at epidemic levels also here in the United States and around the world
Lorenzo Albacete comments on the execution of Troy Davis and the teaching of the Catholic Church on the death penalty, from John Paul II to the catechism.
Siamese twins with one heart and one liver between them were born in Italy, leading to many ethical and surgical problems. Pediatric Surgeon, Gian Battista Parigi, responds to questions.
The U.S. bishops reject physician-assisted suicide which "eliminates the person" and “devaluates human life", and promote a "better way" of palliative care and compassion