RIGHT mind. Who can imagine standing passively by the bedside in such a scene??
Additionally, "What horrified her sisters was their (doctors') callousness and how little interest they took in persuading her to live." (what did THEY say or do?)
-AND-"Tine Nys's sisters have said that they don't oppose the principle of euthanasia."
As you say:
WHAT AN APPALLING FAILURE OF LOVE!! A BETRAYAL OF FAMILY AND GOD, these hands and hearts that shed innocent blood, or allow it to be shed.
There are not enough !! and ?? in this world. Nor tears.