Karlsruhe formulated a far-reaching right to assisted suicide earlier this year. It is about nothing less than the limits of self-determination. Best-selling author Ferdinand von Schirach has written a play on the subject.
Das Erste has filmed it and will broadcast the drama on 23. November (20.3 p.m.) from. Ulrich Matthes plays the bishop who speaks out against suicide. In an interview with the Catholic News Agency (KNA), Mattes talks about his own stance on the ie.
CBA: Mr. Matthes, are you glad that the suppressed topic of dying is getting more attention again?