Richard M. Doerflinger retired three years ago from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, where for 36 years he prepared policy statements and testimony on abortion, euthanasia and other medical-moral issues. He has published in many journals and magazines, and his monthly syndicated column is distributed by the national Catholic News Service. He is an Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute and a Fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Chicago, and conducted doctoral studies in Theology there and at the Catholic University of America. He and his wife Lee Ann are active members of Sacred Heart parish in La Conner, Washington.
Episode | June 25th, 2019 | 48 mins 5 secs
california, catholic, christian, friendship, gender ideology, marriage, masculinity, physician assisted suicide, prayer, pro-life, sacraments, same sex attraction
Have you ever heard someone talk about death with dignity? Some people say they would never want to see a loved one suffer or have others see them suffer. This week on Trending with Timmerie, Richard Doerflinger joins the conversation to discuss Catholic principles regarding end-of-life decisions. How we die matters. Widespread adoption of physician assisted suicide is not a compassionate choice. It is putting lives in mortal danger and risks our salvation in the life to come.