Vatican Official Condemns Brittany Maynard’s Assisted Suicide

Brittany Maynard

The Vatican has condemned cancer patient Brittany Maynard’s decision to end her life, describing assisted suicide as an “absurdity”.

Ms Maynard, a vocal campaigner for the death with dignity movement, had been diagnosed with an aggressive malignant brain tumour on New Year’s Day and given six months to live.

The 29-year-old died in Oregon on Saturday after taking a life-ending drug legally prescribed by her doctor. Continue reading

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