Today’s topics: Catholic bioethics in the news
Summary of today’s show: MC Sullivan returned for her regular visit to discuss with Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams bioethical and medical issues in the news from a Catholic perspective, including recent cases of pregnant women declared brain dead being kept on medical support equipment; palliative sedation to relieve extreme suffering by making patients unconscious and unaware; the Catholic ethical perspective on organ donation; and the issue of pediatric assent.
But first, they discussed yesterday’s 1-year anniversary of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and where they were when they heard the news.
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Today’s host(s): Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams
Today’s guest(s): M.C. Sullivan, Director of Bioethics for Covenant Health Systems
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