Declaration on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

EMCC has released the following statement:

At a news conference on Parliament Hill on October 29, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released a joint statement on euthanasia and assisted suicide. The Declaration…has been endorsed by over 30 Christian denominations together with over 20 Jewish and Muslim leaders from across Canada.

“Assisted suicide and euthanasia raise profound social, moral, legal, theological and philosophical questions–questions that go to the very core of our understand of who we are, the meaning of life, and the duty of care we owe to each other.”

    -Declaration on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

                                                                                     Read the full declaration here

Dr. Maraget Cottle of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition recently presented a lecture at HMC, ‘Speaking From The Evidence’, in which she explored the questions and truths surrounding this sensitive issue.