- Created on Wednesday, 06 July 2011 13:15
DROMMONDVILLE, Quebec, July 5, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last week, Madeleine Gauron, a Quebec woman identified as viable for organ donation after doctors diagnosed her as “brain dead,” surprised her family and physicians when she recovered from a coma, opened her eyes, and began eating.
The 76-year-old woman was hospitalized at the Hospital Sainte Croix de Drummondville for an inflammation of the gums, which required a brief operation. During her recovery, hospital staff gave the elderly woman solid food, which she had been unable to consume in her family home for some time, and left her unattended. Choking on the food, she fell into a coma, after unsuccessful resuscitation. Medical staff contacted her family, explaining to them that their mother was “brain dead,” with no hope of recovery. Citing Gauron’s eyes as particularly viable, the doctors asked if the family would agree to organ donation. Keep reading
Search 1500+ articles
Latest Facebook Posts
Should we be called complicitWhen choosing not to act?To take a life's plain murder,A punishable fact! I ask, “Would you turn a blind...
[Thoughts on euthanasia] Who are we as His people now? What is my Doctor's role? When reason and compassion fails Where man the will of God...
When Reason has no Voice I hear the sound of treason! When Treason is man's choice... God! Help each in his season. A. BlokhuisJan. 2/05
Isaiah 6:9,10 Some venture, “You are crazy, Why even get involved?” Why not kick back, enjoy yourself?” You'll find the problem's...
You say I am subversive claiming I disturb your peace? As long as you kill babies my protests will never cease. I'll hound you and pursue you and...
The Cardus Daily
There’s a sadness that runs through Richard Linklater’s recent film Boyhood, one that’s hard to put your finger on. Shot over twelve years—yes, twelve years!—the film traces the life of...
Earlier this month, Robert George offered a bit of advice to young scholars. That advice, in a nutshell, is to be very wary of applause. “In the end,” he says,...
If you haven’t been following the five-part series The Islamic State put out by VICE News, you might consider it if you’re interested in the shocking parade of stories coming...
A few years ago, my brother and I were driving from Texas to Ontario and on the way we stopped in Kentucky where—long story short—we “ran into” Wendell Berry. He...
It is dangerous to be a Christian in many parts of the world today, and it appears to be becoming more so. Not a day goes by that I don’t...