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ForoPalabra: What is dying with dignity? Perspectives on euthanasia and palliative care.

ForoPalabra organizes the colloquium "What is dying with dignity? Perspectives on euthanasia and palliative care", with the intervention of Dr. Rafael Mota, physician and president of the Spanish Society of Palliative Care, and Msgr. Pablo Requena, delegate of the Holy See to the World Medical Association and member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, as well as professor of bioethics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Rome).

Omnes-November 19, 2018-Reading time: < 1 minutes

ForoPalabra organizes the colloquium "What is dying with dignity? Perspectives on euthanasia and palliative care", with the intervention of Dr. Rafael Mota, physician and president of the Spanish Society of Palliative Care, and Msgr. Pablo Requena, delegate of the Holy See to the World Medical Association and member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, as well as professor of bioethics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Rome).

The colloquium will take place on December 13, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., in the auditorium of Banco Sabadell, calle Serrano 71, 28006 Madrid.

As is well known, in different countries there is an intense debate, including parliamentary initiatives, on the possibility of legalizing the provocation of death of persons suffering as a consequence of illness. Sensitivity to situations that cause pain has increased, and euthanasia is presented as a compassionate solution.

However, many physicians and other health professionals stress that it is pain and suffering that must be eliminated, through so-called palliative care, not the lives of these people who, with appropriate care, will be able to make decisions more freely.

These and other issues related to accompaniment in critical moments of life will be the subject of the colloquium organized by the ForumWord December 13.

For security and capacity reasons, please confirm your attendance at: revistapalabra@palabra.es. Please also write to us at this address if you would like someone else to attend.

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