September 16, 2011

18th Session of the Human Rights Council on the Thematic study on the realization of the right to health of older persons

The Holy See “exhorts scientists and doctors to undertake research to prevent and treat illnesses linked to old age without ever ceding to the temptation to have recourse to practices that shorten the life of the aged and sick, practices that would turn out to be, in fact, forms of euthanasia.”
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