In the August 4-11 issue Cardinal Justin F. Rigali and Bishop William E. Lori respond  to two recent articles in America regarding the care for patients in a persistent vegetative state. In our January 21 issue, John J. Hardt considered the Congregation Doctrine of the Faiths recent statement  on this subject in light of a conversation he had with his father about end of life care. Read Hardts article here .
In an earlier issue Thomas A. Shannon compared the CDF statement on care for PVS patients to an earlier CDF document on euthenasia. Read Shannons article here .