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In interview: Cardinal Orlando Quevedo speaks with Shane Healy In interview: Cardinal Orlando Quevedo speaks with Shane Healy

In interview: Cardinal Orlando Quevedo speaks with Shane Healy

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Media and Communications Office

Following his Melbourne appearances last week, Cardinal Orlando Quevedo has joined Melbourne Archdiocese Media and Communications Director Shane Healy for a frank conversation.

The Cardinal was in Melbourne last week for two events, joined on each occasion by Cardinal Peter Turkson, the Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development at the Vatican. Cardinal Quevedo is Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines.

Ordained priest 50 years ago; celebrating his Jubilee as Archbishop

Saturday 22 July 2017

Media and Communications Office

They came from near and far today to join Melbourne’s Archbishop, Denis Hart, as he offered a Mass of Thanksgiving in the very church where, 50 years earlier to the day, he was ordained priest.

Melbourne’s St Patrick’s Cathedral was filled with the Archbishop’s fellow priests and bishops, as well as thousands of other well-wishers and grateful Catholics, there to join the Archbishop as he concelebrated this most significant Golden Jubilee commemoration.

St Vincent’s: Proposed assisted suicide model raises too many risks

Sunday 23 July 2017

Media and Communications Office

Victoria’s proposed assisted suicide model raises too many risks to go ahead, according to Australia’s largest not-for-profit provider of health and aged care services, St Vincent’s Health Australia. 

St Vincent’s—which also provides the largest palliative care service in Victoria—said that no assisted suicide model in the world was completely safe. 

Mercy Health joins the assisted dying debate

Friday 21 July 2017

Media and Communications Office

Mercy Health has this afternoon contributed forcefully to the discussion surrounding the Victorian government’s ministerial report, released today, that assisted dying legislation is propsed for Victoria and will be put before a conscience vote of Victorian parliamentarians soon.

According to ministerial report , under Victoria’s first voluntary euthanasia laws, terminally ill patients who are told they have 12 months to live or less would be able to apply for physician-assisted voluntary euthanasia.
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