Friday, July 25, 2014

Bishop Tutu latest Christian figure to support assisted suicide

From Canada-

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who fought successfully against apartheid in South Africa, came out strongly in favour of assisted suicide this month.

He is the latest leading Christian figure to offer support for the idea of “dying with dignity” through this form of euthanasia.

With Canada’s Supreme Court set to hear a B.C.-launched case on assisted suicide on October 15th, it’s worth noting that an active United Church of Canada member, Gloria Taylor, who recently died from ALS, was a leader in the campaign in this country.

Before we review Taylor’s thoughts on God, Christianity and assisted suicide, here’s an excerpt from what Tutu, the Nobel Peace laureate, had to say in a public statement:

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