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On the case of Charlie Gard

 

On the case of Charlie Gard, some members of the Academy have expressed their opinions.

Cardinal Sgreccia has written a Decalogue of the critical aspects of the case of Charlie, in an article published on “Il dono della vita” http://www.ildonodellavita.it/card-sgreccia-10-punti-critici-sul-caso-del-piccolo-charlie-gard/ underlining that incurable doesn’t mean that Charlie doesn’t deserve treatment.

On the same difference Adriano Pessina insists on the “SIR”,https://agensir.it/europa/2017/06/30/charlie-gard-quando-non-ce-piu-nulla-da-fare-ce-ancora-molto-da-fare/ and he analyzes the technical aspects on “CattolicaNews”, demanding not to make Charlie’s case a judicial casehttp://www.cattolicanews.it/charlie-non-e-un-caso-giuridico .

Also Father Roberto Colombo expresses his opinion in two articles, one on “L’Avvenire”, https://www.avvenire.it/opinioni/Pagine/la-medicina-rinunciataria and one on “Il Sussidiario”, http://www.ilsussidiario.net/News/Cronaca/2017/7/1/CHARLIE-GARD-Perche-negare-ai-genitori-la-terapia-compassionevole-/771774/ ; this last examines in depth the medical issues.

Last but not least, geneticist Bruno Dallapiccola released an interview to “La Stampa” on the case of Charlie, http://www.lastampa.it/2017/07/01/vaticaninsider/ita/inchieste-e-interviste/charlie-il-genetista-dallapiccola-difendiamo-la-vita-ma-non-cadiamo-nellaccanimento-PJVotHUMMun7ZBxYOE6cEM/pagina.html .

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