Last rights: a Catholic perspective on end-of-life decisions

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003 - Medical - 205 pages
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Last Rights examines end-of-life decisions in the context of the Roman Catholic tradition, a heritage rich in its teaching about the human person, the value of life, and the moral rights and responsibilities inherent to every human being. Written for Catholics seeking a better understanding of their own tradition, ministers who deal with Catholic patients, those who wish to learn more about the Catholic perspective, and ordinary decision-makers who must face these complex issues, Last Rights includes cross-references, a glossary, and an appendix and bibliography that provide resources for further study and helpful tools for end-of-life decision-making.

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A Catholic View of the Human Person
Objective Elements
The DecisionMaker and the Tradition

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