The Daily Mail reported early Monday morning that a High Court judge had rejected the last-ditch appeal made by the parents of terminally ill 23-month-old Alfie Evans. The Daily Mail reports the court “gave doctors the go-ahead to stop treatment and said Alfie still came under the jurisdiction of British courts” despite being granted Italian citizenship.

The move comes despite Italy having granted citizenship to Alfie Evans in a bid to have him transferred to a hospital in Rome.

Even the pope tweeted Monday in support of Alfie:


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