Ethics

Thumbnail epi pen credit adam campbell via flickr cc by nd 20 cna As cost of EpiPen soars, what are the ethics of drug pricing?

Washington D.C., Aug 29, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Amidst national outrage over the steep cost hike of a potentially life-saving drug, questions have...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson credit mazur wwwthepapalvisitorguk cna us catholic news 1 4 13 Cardinal encourages business schools to form principled leaders

Cardinal Peter Turkson has encouraged business school faculty to teach their students about the Church's social teaching and to form them in...

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Thumbnail mmr Catholic obligations and MMR Vaccine

Renee was 19 and pregnant for the first time, with twins, when she came down with measles. It was in the late 1950s, long before vaccines. Somehow,...

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Thumbnail charlie gard  photo charlie gards gofundme page cna Charlie Gard raises questions of parents' rights, government limits

London, England, Jul 25, 2017 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the past few months the world has watched closely as the parents of a gravely ill...

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Thumbnail white mass los angeles Conscience, compassion and health care

On Oct. 23, we celebrated our annual White Mass for those in the healing professions of medicine and health care at the Cathedral of Our Lady of...

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London, England, Jul 26, 2017 / 02:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After ending their legal fight to seek further treatment for their 11-month-old son, the...

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Thumbnail hospital credit unsplash cna Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia

The board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced Tuesday it will continue offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric centres,...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 627505454 Doping Athletes

The use of performance-enhancing drugs by professional athletes not only leads to serious challenges in maintaining a level playing field in...

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Thumbnail apes Dr. Singer … I presume

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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Thumbnail human embryo file photo credit firstbrook just click 100 via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 2 3 15 'Embryo jewelry' a sign we've taken the wrong path, IVF critic says

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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Thumbnail doctor with female patient file photo credit cdc cna us catholic news 9 20 12 1 Ethicist: IVF mix-up shows danger of artificial reproduction

The accidental swapping of children conceived through IVF procedures before implantation, which recently occurred in Italy, points to the moral...

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Thumbnail judge neil gorsuch listens during the first day of his supreme court confirmation hearing before the senate judiciary committee march 20 2017 credit  alex wong getty images Gorsuch made an important distinction when asked about assisted suicide

Washington D.C., Mar 22, 2017 / 04:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made a crucial ethical distinction in his response to...

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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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Thumbnail shutterstock 227673910 Leaving Our Values at the Door of the Strip Club

I was recently talking to a Massachusetts family with a 21-year-old son on the autism spectrum. Because of the Asperger syndrome and obsessive...

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Thumbnail dr. christopher kaczor LMU philosophy professor appointed as consultant to U.S. bishops

A philosophy professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles will begin a two-year appointment as the main ethics consultant for the United...

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Thumbnail ngandu tribe Sex in Accord with Reason

An article published in 2012 in The Atlantic described the sexual practices of the Aka and Ngandu people who live in the tropical forests of...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 visits florence and prato on nov11 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 11 12 15 Take care of those on the peripheries, Pope Francis tells mayors

Pope Francis on Saturday told mayors that they must go to those on the margins of their communities in order to learn how to best serve the common...

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