Sending Loved One’s Home: Moral Principles towards a Merciful Death
There can be hard questions about how best to show compassion for the chronically
ill and the dying. But, fortunately, once again, Mother Church has all the answers. Not to specifics
of each situation day to day. But in overall principles to guide those specific decisions when it's
time to make them.
Dr. Mary McCrossan is a board-certified family physician. with more than 20-years of
experience in Delaware. She has a certificate in Medical Bioethics from the National Catholic
Bioethics Center in Philadelphia.