Doctors and patients are suing New York state to change the "Assisted Suicide Statute" so that physicians can prescribe life-ending medication.
"This is playing with life," Francis said. "Beware, because this is a sin against the creator."
Will the state be the fifth to expand end of life options?
Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill woman who made recent headlines for spending her last days advocating for the right to die, took life-ending medication on Saturday, as planned.