Brussels, Belgium, Jul 25, 2018 / 12:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A recent government report revealed that in 2016 and 2017, three minors were euthanized in Belgium, amid a profound rise in the number of individuals legally procuring their own deaths.
“In all three cases, the patients were suffering from insufferable and incurable conditions which were already in a terminal phase,” Alan Hope reported July 18 in the Brussels Times.
The euthanization of children was legalized in Belgium in 2014. The practice had first been introduced in 2003 for adults.
Belgium’s federal control and evaluation committee recently issued a report on the use of