Some are concerned with what is in store for their future and would use euthanasia as an option. Then there are those who are wanting to die, but are incapable of performing their own demise, so they request help (Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance, 3). Some people believe that euthanasia should not be the choice of the individual, but the people who are taking care of them. They argue that when an individual is not in a sound state of mind, they should not be in a position to make such drastic decisio... ... middle of paper ... .... “Death with dignity: withdrawal of life support.” The Humanist. May/June: 28-30.
Although they go to church on a semi-regular basis, they by no means have the “most Catholic” faith. They disagree with many of the Church’s teachings but still feel they agree with enough to stay in the Church. I wanted badly to go talk with Cathy and see if she could shed some light on this every pressing question: What correlation between religion and marriage success rates exists? However, I knew that she had to deal with this extreme pain and sadness during this hard time in her life. I felt it would not benefit, but rather hurt her more, if I would interview her simply for my own curiosity.
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It is up to you to come to that decision for yourself based on your own standards. Perhaps you come from a family who is immensely strict about their faith and they may want to hold you back from marrying someone who does not share the same beliefs as they do. However, your family cannot use religion as an excuse to prevent you from marrying the one you love. “Would God want you to be with someone who shares your religion but you have no love towards them, or with someone you truly love despite of the religious beliefs?”, says Yesenia Marquez. After all, it is your life and at the end of the day it is you who will be content.
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