LONDON (RNS) — The baby died after his parents gave up a protracted legal battle with a London hospital over whether he could be successfully treated in the United States for a rare genetic condition.
LONDON (USA Today) — The couple has now conceded that Charlie should be moved to a hospice but hope to assemble a team of specialist doctors so they can spend more time with him before his life-support is switched off.
LONDON (AP) — The Vatican also said in a statement Monday evening that Francis 'feels especially close to them at this time of immense suffering.'
LONDON (USA Today) — A lawyer representing Chris Gard, 32, and Connie Yates, 31, told Britain's High Court that 'time had run out' and that the 11-month-old's parents had made the decision after the American doctor who offered to treat the baby told them it was too late and wouldn't work.
(Crux) If Charlie had the right kind of mental capacities, he would not be being discarded in this way, writes Charlie Camosy.
LONDON (AP) The life support 11-month-old Charlie Gard is receiving at a London hospital soon will be turned off over the objections of his parents, who want to take him to the United States for experimental therapy they believe could prolong his life.