What is the Catholic stand on removal of feeding tubes from terminaly ill people?


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What is the Catholic stand on removal of feeding tubes from terminaly ill people??? need to know asap, please


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If a feeding tube is necessary to sustain life then it is generally considered ordinary care and, as long as it remains necessary, it should not be removed. For counseling in specific situations contact the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

See also What is the Church’s teaching on extaordinary care for the sick?


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