27th June 2014
Assisting the suicidal and caring for the dying
In their ruling in a right-to-die case this week, UK Supreme Court judges have urged Parliament to address the issue of assisted dying. David Albert Jones reviews the bills currently being considered in Westminster and Holyrood which aim to legalise physician-assisted suicide. He explores questions of law and language that surround the issue, and asks how the Church can contribute to this sensitive debate.
15th January 2009
'Dignitas Personae': a new Vatican document on bioethics
In December 2008, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released a new document about the issues surrounding IVF and embryo experimentation. Dr David Jones offers a guide to the principles appealed to and the issues addressed in Dignitas Personae.
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