Videos on End of Life from the USCCB
Additional videos on End of Life issues, including assisted suicide, are available from the USCCB.
Advance Directive Document
Updated in November 2017: The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, in consultation with experts in Catholic bioethics and law, has created an Advance Directive Document (PDF). We offer you this document, which is designed for the state of North Carolina, to assist you in ensuring that your care and treatment is consistent with the Catholic faith and your wishes. Click here for a summary document (PDF).
As part of our Bioethics series, we have developed three talks on End of Life issues. They are among the 10 talks on bioethical issues available on our Youtube channel. To learn more, watch the videos and download the resources at the links below.
Watch the 10 talks - Each is approximately an hour in length, suitable for an education night in your parish.
Summary and discussion document (PDF) to accompany the talks
Promotional brochure (PDF)
Other End of Life Resources
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Euthanasia – Sections 2276-2279;
Suicide – Sections 2280-2283