The article deals with the theme of assisted suicide In relation to the ongoing debate in the Protestant Churches in Europe and in the Protestant Italian Churches. I fully acknowledge the position of the European Protestant Christian churches who refuse suicide always and in any case, without condition, while favoring terminal sedation when there is no other chance of soothing the suffering of the terminal sufferer. The recent document of the Italian Methodist, Valdese and Baptist Italian Bioethics Commission recognizes active euthanasia in certain and limited circumstances and conditions. As a member of the committee I took part in the work, but being clearly in disagreement with the Commission's majority position, I voted against its approval, along with two other member. In this interview I explain the motives and recourse as well as a theological reasoning , even to a converging philosophical, which I try to explain.
|Numero di pagine||5|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2017|