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A response to suffering

Many years ago, I attended a conference where physicians and others discussed care for dying patients. One speaker asked audience members how they would prefer to die: To pass away […]

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Discerning the spirits

Given a tough question, St. Thomas Aquinas sometimes declined to give a simple yes or no answer. Instead he began with: “distinguo.” The question can be taken different ways; we […]

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Who speaks for Charlie Gard?

A seriously ill 11-month-old child in Great Britain has garnered the attention of President Donald Trump and Pope Francis and sparked an international debate. Charlie Gard is unresponsive and totally […]