the pope

Dennis Putnam dap1 at BELLSOUTH.NET
Fri Apr 1 16:07:52 MST 2005


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At 09:03 PM 3/31/2005, you wrote:
>Since he's suffering so, the feeding tube should be removed and he
>should be denied any food and water.

He has a living will. The Vatican is sovereign and is not subject to
Italian law (I have no idea how Italian law treats this anyway, do you?).

>  He can't speak for himself

Incorrect according to Vatican spokesmen (although that has changed between
the time stamp you posted this and when I replied).

>and
>obviously he wouldn't want to live this way.

He has a living will.

>  Pull the tube and let him
>die.

He has a living will, is that what it says? You know this how?

>  At least that's what two on this list would say.

Which 2 would that be?

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