Your Church’s Position

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Queensland Churches

In October 2019, Queensland Religious Leaders issued a statement on the provision of end-of-life care. This statement stands against the Queensland Government’s legalisation of Voluntary Assisted Dying and is signed by the leaders of Queensland churches. 

Common-Statement-with-images-and-signatures.pdf (

Individual Church Statements

Anglican: Diocese tells Queensland Parliament ‘No’ to assisted dying laws (

Baptists of Queensland: Qld-Baptists-Response-to-Voluntary-Assisted-Dying-Parliamentary-Enquiry-v4a.pdf (

Coptic Orthodox Church: Archangel Michael & St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church – – Euthanasia By HG Bishop Serapion – Social Issues – Articles

Greek Orthodox Church: Terminal cancer patients and euthanasia — The church’s position | SpringerLink

Lutheran Church of Australia: Submission to the Qld State Govt Health & Environment Committee on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021

Orthodox churches: What the Orthodox Church teaches on Euthanasia | The Good Shepherd Orthodox Church

Roman Catholic: Voluntary Assisted Dying: Guidelines for Clergy and Pastoral Carers

Roman Catholic: Holy See document Samaritanus Bonus (14 July 2020)

Romanian Orthodox Church: The Romanian Orthodox Church’s position on euthanasia –

Salvation Army: The Salvation Army International – Positional Statement: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Uniting Church In Australia (Qld Synod): Voluntary Assisted Dying Statement