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Abortion and the Catholic Church


The Catholic Church opposes all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to ..... A majority of U.S. Catholics hold views that differ from the official church doctrine on abortion: 64% o...

Abortion | Catholic Answers


The Catholic Church has always condemned abortion as a grave evil. .... For with a view to drawing more money by being agreeable and an object of longing to ... deed be hers, yet the causing of it is thine" (Homilies on Romans 24 [A.D. 391]).

The Truth about Catholics and Abortion - Catholics for Choice


The Catholic hierarchy's lobbying against contraception and abortion has .... access to abortion need not adhere to the official Catholic position. The Second ...

The Catholic Church and Abortion - For Dummies


The Catholic Church opposes and condemns any and all direct abortions. ... 3 of 7 in Series: The Essentials of the Catholic Church's Stance on Controversial ...

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Abortion


Aug 3, 2009 ... The Church of England and Roman Catholic Church views on abortion.

Catholics and abortion: Welcome to the 20th Century, Pope Francis ...


Sep 2, 2015 ... The pontiff's forgiveness of women who have abortions is a modest ... seek forgiveness from the Roman Catholic church for committing the ... The move is prompted, we are told, by the Pope's views on compassion and mercy.

Chapter 43 — Abortion And The Catholic Church - EWTN.com


Abortion was only declared illegal and condemned by the Roman Catholic Church ... This position has been fixed since 1869, when Pope Pius IX reinstituted the ...

The Roman Catholic Church and Abortion: An Historical Perspective


The Roman Catholic Church and Abortion: An Historical Perspective - Part I Donald DeMarco gives the historical record of the Catholic Church's teaching on  ...

Abortion - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


Beliefs and Teachings .... of Life, USCCB, November 2001; Living the Gospel of Life: A Challenge to American Catholics, USCCB, November 1998 (en español); 25th Anniversary of Roe v. ... Abortion and Catholic Social Teaching, Rev.

Catechism of the Catholic Church - The fifth commandment


2272 Formal cooperation in an abortion constitutes a grave offense. .... adopted in their own tribunals the prescriptions of Roman law concerning torture.

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The Catholic Church and Abortion :: Catholic News Agency


Church Has Always Condemned Abortion By Fr. William Saunders. The Roman Catholic Church has consistently condemned abortion — the direct and ...

The Catholic Case for Abortion Rights | TIME


Sep 22, 2015 ... So how it that a Catholic can choose to have an abortion in good faith? ... that the Catholic church's position on abortion is more conservative ...

How Pope Francis is perpetuating the Catholic Church's radical anti ...


Sep 4, 2015 ... The fact is that the church's position on abortion is breathtakingly, ... or the Bishop of Rome declares a special time-limited period of absolution.