Catholic Ethics

Thumbnail 20170103t1034 0042 cns march for life preview  1 A civilized nation does not kill babies

What a sight!           Over 25 times from the top of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. I have seen a sea of people marching to proclaim the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 231919336 Can I Donate My Body to Science?

Some people may wish to “donate their body to science” after they die. Such a gift of themselves can be objectively good and praiseworthy provided...

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Austin, Texas, Jan 18, 2017 / 12:40 am (National Catholic Register).- When it came time for medical student Ashley Stone to apply to OB/GYN...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 462760342 Considering the Options for Infertile Couples

When Catholic couples experience trouble getting pregnant, they often seek medical help and begin to research what options are available to them. A...

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Thumbnail melinda gates credit russell watkins department for international development cc by sa 20 cna Despite Melinda Gates' wishes, the Pope can't change Church teaching

Washington D.C., Jul 12, 2017 / 03:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis cannot change Church teaching on contraception, despite the hopes of...

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Catania, Italy, Oct 26, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The tragic death of a mother in Italy after late-term pregnancy complications and...

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More than a decade ago, I had the opportunity to interview Peter Singer. Dr. Singer was then and continues to be the Ira W. DeCamp professor of...

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Sydney, Australia, May 5, 2017 / 01:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For one critic, a report that IVF-conceived embryos are being cremated and turned into...

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Arguments in favor of research on human embryos typically play off our unfamiliarity with the way that we ourselves once appeared and existed as...

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Thumbnail medication credit ashley rose via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna pills For assisted suicide foes in Colorado, a loss at the ballot box

Denver, Colo., Nov 9, 2016 / 02:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lopsided Election Day vote, Colorado voters decided to legalize assisted suicide. Foes...

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Thumbnail cardinal walter kasper at the presentation on armenian genocide april 24 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 4 24 15 For Cardinal Kasper, 'Amoris laetitia' allows new pastoral practices

Munich, Germany, Oct 28, 2016 / 05:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent article for a German journal, Cardinal Walter Kasper – a protagonist for the...

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Vatican City, Jul 24, 2017 / 04:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a US neurologist determined that an experimental therapy could no longer potentially...

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Charlotte, N.C., Jan 17, 2017 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A lawsuit against a Catholic high school claims that it was illegal discrimination to...

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Thumbnail pregnant credit unsplash cna In Europe, Catholics and feminists unite against surrogacy

Rome, Italy, Apr 1, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Reproductive issues often leave Catholics and secular feminists at odds, but a recent...

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Thumbnail celtic cross credit materod via flickr cc nc nd 20 cna In historic move, Irish nuns to give up three Dublin hospitals

Dublin, Ireland, May 30, 2017 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ireland's Sisters of Charity will end their management of three Dublin hospitals, the...

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Thumbnail pill bottle credit bruce macqueen via wwwshutterstockcom cna Insurance denied her chemo treatment. But it covered drugs for suicide.

Orange, Calif., Oct 19, 2016 / 03:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Stephanie Packer cherishes every moment with her husband and four children. Living with a...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 530750827 “It’s Not Wrong, If It Feels Right!”

Many people today believe that moral judgments and values are merely expressions of sentiment. They deny that moral values are fixed or universally...

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Thumbnail child credit unsplash cna Kids in a time of climate change – what's a Catholic to do?

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2016 / 03:31 am (CNA).- Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child. She wanted a big family, but he’s a philosopher...

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