martedì 2 novembre 2021

Nuova Zelanda
NZ bishops issue pastoral care guidelines

Though the Church opposes the deliberate taking of human life, it cannot turn away those who choose “assisted dying” under the new End of Life Choice Act, said Hamilton Bishop Stephen Lowe, the vice-president of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference. “Life puts before us many questions and choices,” Bishop Lowe said. “As a Church we try to help people look at these questions and choices through a Christian lens. Individuals often find themselves in complex places. In these times the Church tries to offer guidance to people as best as she can, but people make their own choices. (...)