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Church teaching regarding living wills
« on: December 02, 2015, 08:28:17 PM »
I went to my new primary care doctors office today and he gave me something to look over regarding living wills. So I was wondering what church teaching is on the matter.

Is the current church teaching the same as pre VII ?

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Re: Church teaching regarding living wills
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2015, 10:28:40 PM »
Paging Pheo. Pheo knows all about this and can refer to sources. There have been other threads about this in the past and Pheo has provided great input. If you do a search for 'living wills' or some related terms, you might be able to track down the threads yourself, too.
 

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Re: Church teaching regarding living wills
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Re: Church teaching regarding living wills
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2015, 11:06:45 PM »
http://www.suscipedomine.com/forum/index.php?topic=3536.0

Do you have a memorized catalog of every thread on this forum?

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No.  My Google-fu is strong. 

Although, for certain threads, I do. 
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Re: Church teaching regarding living wills
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2015, 11:11:53 PM »
confused.. if rescucitaying involves extraordinary means does it?mrsn you can have a dnr


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Re: Church teaching regarding living wills
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2015, 01:19:31 AM »
 Thanks for that link to the thread with the audio sermon. I'll listen to it tomorrow.

From what I gather after reading resources on the web after I posted here, living wills are out of the question.

It seems an advance directive where an orthodox priest is named as ones agent is the only sensible alternative.

In a perfect world anyhow.

 

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Re: Church teaching regarding living wills
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2015, 01:36:46 AM »
There is a 'Catholic" living will.  Is that covered in that thread?  I guess I should just look for myself, eh?  hahahaha
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