Issues surrounding the end of life continue to provoke controversy and debate, with deeply and passionately held opinions on all sides of any argument. The position of the Church however remains that, while the relief of suffering is an obligation, the artificial ending of life is unacceptable.
The Church and Society Council has produced an update for the earlier Board of Social Responsibility publication on Euthanasia, which can be downloaded below. Contact the Church and Society office to obtain copies of the original book or the supplement at firstname.lastname@example.org
Documents written by Church & Society include:
You can view these document and read more about End of Life issues at the Church of Scotland website.