Daily Archives: 15 January 2018

Is “deep sedation” a masked form of assisted suicide?

(Roberto de Mattei, Rorate Caeli, 15 january 2018)

Marina Ripa di Meana, the provocative exponent of the Italian jet-set who died in Rome on January 6, 2018, chose to die through deep palliative sedation, manifesting her last will and testament in a video: “After Christmas my health conditions precipitated. Breathing, speaking, eating and getting up: everything now is difficult for me, and causes me unbearable pain: the tumour has now taken complete possession of my body. Not of my mind though, or my conscience. leggi tutto