Abortion

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Gonzales vs. Carhart and Partial-Birth Abortion Revealed

Gonzales vs. Carhart Upholds Congressional Ban on Partial-Birth Abortions On April 23, 2007, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an important decision in the case called Gonzales vs. Carhart, in which the Court upheld a ban of the gruesome “partial-birth abortion” procedure. The ban, approved by Congress, was [...]

By |2020-08-27T21:38:42-04:00August 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , |
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When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat?

Throughout a woman’s pregnancy, her baby undergoes many stages of development in the womb before being born, and among these milestones which indicate life is the fetal heartbeat. When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat? Through the use of ultrasounds, modern science can detect the waves of the baby’s heartbeat [...]

By |2020-12-03T10:28:22-05:00May 28th, 2019|Tags: , |

Can Catholics Apply the Principle of Probabilism to Abortion Decisions?

Some baptized Catholics who support abortion use a distorted understanding of Church teaching on the “primacy” of conscience to support their views. They also frequently misrepresent theological principles regarding Catholic sexual ethics.  One of the most common abuses involves probabilism, which simply means that if a definitive judgment has not [...]

By |2019-12-12T11:40:21-05:00September 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , |
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What is the Role of Conscience in Moral Decision-Making?

The Modern Misunderstanding of Conscience A fundamental misunderstanding of the role of the human conscience lies at the root of many of the problems in the Catholic Church today.  Very few Catholics even know what that role actually is.  When pressed, many will say, “If my conscience tells me that [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:05:45-05:00September 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |
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Has the Catholic Church Always Condemned Abortion?

Almost everyone knows that the Catholic Church opposes abortion.  However, few are aware of the long and rich history of the Church’s reverence and respect for human life, and fewer still can explain exactly why the Church cannot change her teachings on abortion. This article will address a number of [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:00:51-05:00August 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , |
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