C of E General Synod: Debate on Assisted Dying

“The default position on abortion has shifted quite clearly over the past 40 years – and to see the default position shift on the sanctity of life would be a disaster,”… [Rowan Williams] said.

“We are not committed to the notion – the eccentric notion – that Christians believe we should cling to life at all costs.

“We are committed as Christians to the belief that every life in every imaginable situation is infinitely precious in the sight of God.

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