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Australian ethicists concerned by euthanasia law, judgments

Australian ethicists concerned by euthanasia law, judgments

RECENTLY the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that doctors could carry out a euthanasia request even if their patient developed severe dementia and could no longer express an explicit wish to die. The ruling was sparked by the case of a 74-year-old woman who was euthanised in a nursing home in 2016 after developing advanced dementia. The woman had written a ... Read More »

‘Gentle, courteous’ Knights of Malta grand master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto dies at age 75

‘Gentle, courteous’ Knights of Malta grand master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto dies at age 75

THE 80th Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, described as having a “profound dedication to charitable work”, has died. Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto a popular figure among the ancient order of knights worldwide, was 75 and had been diagnosed with an incurable disease several months ago. He was elected Grand Master of the Sovereign Order ... Read More »

Generosity extends across the seas to needy seafarers visiting city’s port

Generosity extends across the seas to needy seafarers visiting city’s port

BRISBANE’S Apostleship of the Sea is appealing for help to increase the number of care packs offered to needy seafarers visiting the city’s port during the COVID-19 pandemic. Apostleship of the Sea, under the umbrella of Centacare Pastoral Ministries, operates from the Stella Maris Mission to Seafarers Centre at Wynnum, on Brisbane’s southern bayside, to welcome and support visiting crews ... Read More »

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