Euthanasia

What do Catholics believe about Euthanasia?

The Catholic Church has always remained a strong defender of the dignity of life, from conception to natural death.

The Catechism makes the Church’s position on euthanasia very clear (CCC 2324, CCC 2277), reminding us that putting an end to any person’s life, regardless of their stage of life, is morally unacceptable. But making critical end-of-life decisions can be very difficult. We have provided you with some resources to guide you in making important moral end-of-life choices, rooted in Christ’s love for each and every human soul.

Learn more about end-of-life decisions.