These issues tend to always start in England or Europe. If the Anglican communion is beginning to discuss the issue of euthanasia, it is only a matter of time that more denominations will re-address the issue.
While many are looking at the issue compassionately, where does the slope stop? This does give me pause for concern.
The Church of England has broken with tradition dogma by calling for doctors to be allowed to let sick newborn babies die.
Christians have long argued that life should preserved at all costs - but a bishop representing the national church has now sparked controversy by arguing that there are occasions when it is compassionate to leave a severely disabled child to die.
And the Bishop of Southwark, Tom Butler, who is the vice chair of the Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs Council, has also argued that the high financial cost of keeping desperately ill babies alive should be a factor in life or death decisions. Read More.