The Holy Father addressed a group of moral theologians on Friday.
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“Legitimate defense can be not only a right but a grave duty for one who is responsible for the lives of others. … For this reason, those who legitimately hold authority also have the right to use arms to repel aggressors against the civil community entrusted to their responsibility.” (CCC 2265)
DIFFICULT MORAL QUESTIONS: Does the respect for human bodies, which is not only a Christian duty but a universal one, require us to refrain from examining and displaying human remains?
DIFFICULT MORAL QUESTIONS: A closer look at formal and material cooperation in sin.
The scholars spoke in reference to the four major COVID-19 vaccines: those produced by Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Oxford University/AstraZeneca.
COMMENTARY: How do we benefit from fetal tissue research while simultaneously opposing it?
COMMENTARY: All judgments should be based upon a sober assessment of what is most likely to cause the least unwanted harms while achieving the greatest wanted social benefits. Whatever safety measures are needed to protect people should be enforced.
Gina Haspel’s alleged personal involvement in a Bush-era interrogation program is revisiting the debate on torture.
COMMENTARY: Few are aware of the debt that the Catholic Church owes to the great moral theologian.