Promote Care, Oppose Euthanasia
The following documents have been published and distributed to parishes regarding the proposed legalisation of euthanasia and assisted suicide:
- “A Pastoral Letter to the Catholics of Victoria” regarding the proposed legalisation of euthanasia and assisted suicide (April 18, 2017);
- "When Life is Ending";
- "Real care, love and compassion: the alternative to euthanasia."
- "A Pastoral Letter to the Catholics of Victoria: Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017" (October 9, 2017).
Copies of these documents and more information is available from the Archdiocese of Melbourne website here.
A group of lay people has prepared a flyer encouraging people to write to parliamentarians and express their opposition to such legislation. You are invited to write to parliamentarians as suggested. Flyer here.