Recently, local media covered the story of Amelia Rivera, a young girl with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome reportedly denied a kidney transplant by a local hospital. Amelia’s syndrome results in serious developmental delays, and according to her parents, the hospital declined a transplant due to her diminished mental ability and shortened lifespan. It’s unwise to assume that [...]
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by Archbishop Charles Chaput on Feb 02, 2012 in Featured, Life Issues & Bioethics, The Shepherd's Voice