Lisa Daniels lives with extreme, debilitating, chronic pain. She suffers greatly. Her suffering is irremediable. There is no cure. Many people who support the idea of medically assisted dying do so on the basis that some people, like Lisa, live with unbearable, intolerable pain. Can all pain be managed? How are we to respond to the question of pain? Recently, while in Edmonton, I had a chance to speak with Lisa and her doctor, Robert Hauptman.
What does it mean to die with dignity? This week Doctor and Sister Nuala Kenny, SC, tells us how to rediscover the art of dying. Emilie brings us the weekly news; Billy has another question on Church ...read more
A new Native American saint? This week, author Damian Costello tells us about the cause for Nicholas Black Elk. Billy has a question on Church for Dummies, and Gillian tells us what she learned from h ...read more
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