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Canadian cardinal denounces euthanasia, promotes palliative care

March 03, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Thomas Collins denounced new Canadian legislation on euthanasia in an op-ed for the Toronto Star. Noting that the law gives consumers a period of time for second thoughts before buying a condominium, he remarked that “the federal government doesn’t seem to believe a similar reflection period is necessary for euthanasia.” He called for greater support of palliative care, noting that option is currently available to only 30% of Canadians.

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