Six religious groups in Spain gathered together to present a joint manifesto condemning the imminent approval of a euthanasia law early next year.
The representatives of the Spanish Roman Catholic Church, the Episcopal Reformed Church of Spain (Anglican Communion), three Orthodox Church branches, the Islamic Commission of Spain, the Hindu Federation and the Rabbinic Council of Spain signed on December 11 a document entitled, “Artisans of life and hope.”
We ask our authorities to edify a society based in the inviolable value of the dignity and the human life, and we reject laws that attack them.
The manifesto criticized the proposed euthanasia law as an “attack against life.” Instead of pushing for assisted suicide, the document said the Spanish government should improve and strengthen palliative care to patients, reports Evangelical Focus.
“We ask our authorities to edify a society based in the inviolable value of the dignity and the human life, and we reject laws that attack them. Today we are especially concerned about the processing of the euthanasia law. We defend an adequate legislation,” the religious representatives said.
If passed, S