Network News

  • Pope Thanks Disabled Boy For Entrusting Him to Guardian Angel
  • 11/22/2013
  • (CNA/EWTN News) - A 16 year-old Argentine boy who suffers from chronic encephalopathy-a brain disorder-was moved by a letter from Pope Francis responding to a note that he had sent the pontiff a few days earlier.
  • Noxious Nitschke Opens Internet Suicide Clinic
  • 11/21/2013
  • (NRO) - Australia's Philip Nitschke is Jack Kevorkian, squared, but without our late ghoul's willingness to put his own freedom on the line for his beliefs. How noxious is Nitschke?
  • Study Shows Adult Stem Cells May Repair Brain Injury
  • 11/20/2013
  • (Oracle) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.7 million people a year will suffer a traumatic brain injury. A new stem cell study conducted by USF researchers may lead to respite for patients suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Scot Bill Creates "Suicide Facilitator" Profession
  • 11/19/2013
  • (NRO) - This is completely nuts! The new assisted suicide legalization bill in Scotland is so wild that it would create the new profession of "licensed suicide facilitator!" From the SP Bill 40:
  • Pope Francis Greets Hundreds of Disabled Visitors
  • 11/17/2013
  • (LifeNews.com) - Pope Francis has received worldwide praise for his outreach to people who are mentally and physically disabled. The leader of the Catholic Church recently kissed and blessed a man with tumors all over his head and he let a teenager with Down Syndrome take a spin in the Popemobile.
  • Arizona High School Football Player Dies from Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 11/15/2013
  • (CBSSports.com) - A high school football player died Monday night in a Phoenix hospital after he suffered a serious head injury in a playoff game this past Saturday.
  • Belgium Bishops Attack Proposed Euthanasia Law Extension
  • 11/14/2013
  • (CatholicHerald.co.uk) - The president of the Belgian bishops' conference has joined other faith leaders in criticising proposed legislation to extend euthanasia to children and dementia sufferers, warning the measure risks "destroying the functioning of society".
  • Cape Teen Recovering After Bicycle Crash
  • 11/13/2013
  • (NBC-2.com) - He no longer needs assistance from a breathing tube, and he is even eating and talking on his own. Connor Fields, 13, is still in the ICU recovering from a traumatic brain injury he suffered during an accident October 21st. Connor was riding his bicycle near his home when police say he collided with a trailer being towed by a truck.
  • Imagine Pain Knowing of Own Dehydration!
  • 11/12/2013
  • (NRO) - We dehydrate to death helpless people to death in this country because they have a catastrophic cognitive impairment. Advocates for dehydration say it is just medical ethics, the withdrawal of the medical treatment of tube feeding. (Now, there is even a lawsuit to compel starvation by withholding spoon feeding-not a medical treatment!)
  • Belgium, Where Death Becomes the Norm, Living the Exception
  • 11/11/2013
  • (Mercatornet.com) - Recently I received an invitation to fly to Calgary in mid-November to attend the North American première of a film called End Credits at the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival.