Roman Catholic 
Diocese of Ogdensburg

Killing the pain, not the patient
 Palliative Care vs. Assisted Suicide

Kathleen Gallagher and Ed Mechmann discuss what our Church teaches regarding end-of-life decision making, broken into 4 components: Core Values, Ethical Principles, Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide, and Advance Directives. 

Physician Assisted Suicide

Links to Resources:

The National Catholic Bioethics Center:
24/7 Hotline: 215-877-2660 Now and At the Hour of Our Death:  
New York State Catholic Conference:  
New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide:  
The Patients Rights Action Fund:  

Now and At The Hour of Our Death