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The pain of passing: Catholic ethicists are divided over the Charlie Gard case Premium

12 July 2017 | by Austen Ivereigh

The Charlie Gard case

 

The tragic, melodramatic Charlie Gard case has really been about two issues: first, whether the Great Ormond Street Hospital, supported by the courts, was right to decide that the baby – who has mitochondrial depletion syndrome – should no longer be treated, and allowed to die; and second, whether the doctors and the judges were right to override the parents’ conviction that it was worth trying an experimental treatment in the US. 





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