Catholic rebel Kueng, 85, considers assisted suicide

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By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS (Reuters) – Hans Kueng, Roman Catholicism’s best known rebel theologian, is considering capping a life of challenges to the Vatican with a final act of dissent – assisted suicide. Kueng, now 85 and suffering from Parkinson’s disease, writes in final volume of his memoirs that people have a right to “surrender” their lives to God voluntarily if illness, pain or dementia make further living unbearable. … USA, LLC