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Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Romain

Open Letter on Assisted Dying 27th September 2023

Rabbi Jonathan Romain (Chair - Dignity in Dying) write an Open Letter: Dear colleagues, If you have not already come across them, I thought you might like to see two news items: 1. The Times survey earlier this month amongst clergy which, among many other topics it covered, revealed increased support for assisted dying among Church of England priests, and critically that opposition to law change among them has dropped. The survey shows a clear direction of travel among Church of England ministers. Not only has support for compassionate choice at the end of life gone up from 22 to 35 per cent, opposition to assisted dying has reduced significantly from 70 to 55 per cent. ...

2023-09-30T15:13:27+00:00By |

A Religious View of Assisted Dying

Rabbi Dr. Jonathan Romain - There is a massive change going on in religious attitudes to assisted dying (by which a person is given a prescription for a lethal potion, which they themselves then order and take). However, far from being a modern issue, the problem of having to endure a painful end to one’s life has long been recognised ...

2022-10-21T22:34:37+00:00By |Tags: |
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