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The Tragic Reality of 'Covert Euthanasia'
May 17, 2013 (Renew America) - Pope Francis has spoken about the tragic reality of "covert euthanasia." From a May 6, 2013 Catholic News Service story:
"While the fight to preserve life is often centered on abortion and capital punishment, the future Pope Francis also warned against a more subtle form of disregard for human dignity: what he called 'covert euthanasia.' 'In this consumerist, hedonist and narcissistic society, we are accustomed to the idea that there are people that are disposable,' among them, the elderly, then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio said in a recently published book.'' (continue reading...)