The Archbishop of New York explained that the first thing that needs to be said is that “every health care system exists only to serve human life, not the other way around.”
“Human life is not some commodity, some customer, some cog that is at the service of a bigger system or some bureaucratic network,” but rather, it is “the end in itself and health care is how it is protected. Hear that, Peter Singer!
"If health care begins to lead to the “destruction of human life” through avenues such as abortion, end of life care, or the discarding human embryos, then “we say it’s no longer health care at all. “It’s unhealthy care and we can’t be part of that,” Archbishop Dolan stated.
Perfectly said from a true shepherd of souls; Cardinal O'Connor, you have found us a man after your own heart!
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