Nuncio urges bishops: fight Lord Falconer’s assisted suicide Bill |

Archbishop Antonio Mennini (Photo: Mazur/

The Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain has called on the Bishops of England and Wales to fight attempts to legalise assisted suicide.Addressing the plenary meeting of bishops in Leeds this week, Archbishop Antonio Mennini said: “Thinking about the poor and most vulnerable, it is not inappropriate to mention that an attempt is to be made by Lord Falconer in January next year to bring back to the House of Lords yet another Bill to legalise assisted suicide. We know well that we have a duty in love to emphasise yet again the rights and dignity of every human person, from the moment of conception until the moment of natural death.

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