OTTAWA – The Catholic Civil Rights League has joined LifeCanada in an appeal for a national day of fasting and prayer to stop euthanasia in Canada.

LifeCanada, a national pro-life education organization, called for prayer and fasting in light of the Quebec government’s Bill-52 that calls for the legalization of euthanasia. The proposed legislation “offers end-of-life care to those living in Quebec which will include both terminal palliative sedation, as well as medically assisted dying, or medical aid in dying, a euphemism for euthanasia,” said a Sept. 5 LifeCanada press release.

Complete article by Deborah Gyapong, Catholic Register, September 15, 2013