Posts Tagged ‘Consistent ethic of life’

Science helps avoid bad compassion

Thursday, September 28th, 2023
Bad compassion

In a candid discussion with reporters on September 23, Pope Francis warned against what he termed bad compassion. Francis defined bad compassion as the law not to let the child grow in the mother’s womb or the law of euthanasia in disease and old age.” Clarifying, he added “I am not saying it is a Read more

Rare moment of criticism; Washington DC Cardinal’s takes on President Biden

Monday, September 13th, 2021
rare moment of criticism

Cardinal Wilton Gregory says US President, Joe Biden is not demonstrating Catholic teaching with his recent comments on abortion. Gregory’s comment is a rare moment of criticism by the Cardinal Archbishop of Washington DC. Discussing a new Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks, Biden recently said he did not agree that life begins Read more

The controversial legacy of Cardinal Bernardin

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

This summer will mark the thirty-fifth anniversary of the installation of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin as the twelfth bishop and seventh archbishop of Chicago. He served the archdiocese and the church with singular distinction and is perhaps most remembered for his consistent-ethic-of-life approach to critical issues of the day. He was guided by three convictions: that Read more

Prelate says consistent ethic of life could mislead

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

The Archbishop of Los Angeles has criticised ‘consistent ethic of life’ approaches for leading some people to see all issues as morally equivalent. Archbishop Jose Gomez told a Hispanic pro-life gathering recently that such thinking is mistaken, the Catholic News Agency reported. He said pro-life issues are not just one issue among many. The archbishop Read more