Man in Vegetative State for 15 Years Partially Awakens

Thanks to a medical breakthrough in France, which led to the partial awakening of a man who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years, Church teaching on why all life is sacred has once again been validated by science.

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41% of Coma Cases Misdiagnosed

by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

In a debate that once surrounded the true condition of the late Terri Schindler Schiavo, a new sixteen-month study of patients with consciousness disorders found that 41 percent of people who were in a minimally conscious state were misdiagnosed as being in a vegetative state.

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