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  • Terri Schiavo's parents remain prayerful as March 18 feeding tube removal nears

    03/11/2005 6:06:12 PM PST · by Dubya · 9 replies · 1,100+ views
    BP NEWS ^ | Mar 11, 2005 | Joni B. Hannigan
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (BP)--Mary Schindler says it has been a mother’s intuition that has kept her off the rollercoaster of emotions surrounding her disabled daughter’s case. “I knew Judge Greer was going to turn the motions down,” Schindler told the Florida Baptist Witness March 11. “He’s never done anything to help us before.” Schindler and her husband, Bob, are the parents of Terri Schiavo, the 41-year-old brain-damaged woman at the center of a debate over what some say is the most definitive case yet for legalized euthanasia in the United States. Terri's problems began in 1990, when she suffered brain damage...
  • Church likens tube removal to killing

    03/12/2005 4:02:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies · 505+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | March 12, 2005 | ALEXANDRA ALTER
    As some Christians from around the state prepare to flood Florida's Capitol in a show of support for Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman who has been in a vegetative state since 1990, a top Vatican official said Friday that removing Schiavo's feeding tube would be ``a pitiless way to kill.'' Monsignor Elio Sgreccia, the Vatican's chief bioethicist, said in an interview with Vatican Radio that removing Schiavo's feeding tube would be equivalent to euthanasia, The Associated Press reported. Doctors say Schiavo is in a permanent vegetative state. While her husband, Michael, argues his wife would not want to be kept...

    03/12/2005 1:06:34 AM PST · by Lauren BaRecall · 105 replies · 1,377+ views
    EWTN News ^ | March 11, 2005 | Catholic News Agency
    YONKERS, NY, USA, March 11 (CNA) - While pro-life supporters nationwide fight for the life of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, whose feeding tube is scheduled to be removed March 18th, New York's Franciscan Friars of the Renewal are staging a different kind of campaign. The Yonkers chapter of the New York City-based order has started a prayer campaign asking for the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. With Archbishop Sheen's help, the Friars are hoping for a miracle. Father Andrew Apostoli C.F.R., one of the friars, said that "the late Archbishop's TV show was called Life is Worth Living, and believed...