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The Alfie Evans Case Is Straight Out of a Dystopia

What began with a hospital’s deadly policy against a child with apparently permanent disabilities ended with a shocking totalitarian intervention by the state, annihilating his parents’ rights in order to ensure Alfie Evans’s demise.

Death with Real Dignity

For all the lessons Don Briel taught as a distinguished educator, none was so impressive as the lesson he taught through his example in the last few weeks of his life.

We’re Too Afraid to Die

The limitless American pragmatism, with its faith in the possibility of technical solutions for every problem, is a powerful spur to heroic medicine when combined with fear of death.

It’s a Culture War, Stupid

The Church must engage the culture war, not only in Canada but in the United States and throughout the West, to warm chilled souls and rebuild a civil society committed to human dignity.

Why the Pope is Fighting for Charlie Gard

Once again, Pope Francis is offering a powerful, profound and much-needed lesson to the entire world about how to love unconditionally our brothers and sisters on the peripheries and the grave perils of what he calls a “throwaway culture” that casts aside the weak and defenseless.

A Supreme Successor to Justice Scalia

Rocky Mountain native Neil Gorsuch has an impressive judicial record as an originalist.

A “Merciless Assault on Human Dignity”

The Archbishop of Toronto is working to ensure that the conscience rights of Catholic health care providers are not compromised by Canada’s recent embrace of euthanasia.

The Culture of Death, on the March in Colorado

Euthanasia kills more than a human being facing life’s most challenging moment.