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Wagga Catholic priests dismiss voluntary assisted dying legislation ahead of debate in NSW Parliament | The Daily Advertiser



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Wagga’s Catholic priests have voiced their opposition to voluntary assisted dying becoming legal in NSW. Father Brendan Lee from the Wagga Diocese, a columnist for The Daily Advertiser, said he was “thoroughly against” euthanasia but it was “only a matter of time” before it was legalised. “It’s not about winning or losing. It’s about right or wrong. We should enter battles if we know we’re going to lose,” he said. Members of the lower house of NSW Parliament will debate the emotive issue later this year before they vote on legislation that will be introduced by Sydney MP Alex Greenwich. IN OTHER NEWS: If the bill passes it…

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