Is someone you know alone, despairing, or lacking support?
MAID (or 'Medical Assistance in Dying') has been a hot-button issue in Canada over the last four years. With COVID lockdowns, and strict isolations of the vulnerable and elderly, many of our parents, grandparents, friends, and neighbors are suffering, and often silently. But what does the Church teach on MAID and suffering?
Archbishop Gagnon recently addressed this issue in his Friday Report (October 23). Watch the interview here: https://youtu.be/DC2rRg9zBHI
For further information, see the CCCB website's information on Suffering and End of Life Care: https://www.cccb.ca/faith-moral-issues/suffering-and-end-of-life/