Saturday, May 22, 2010

Judie Brown: "Catholic teaching under attack by Catholics ... again!"


Judie Brown

Judie Brown
May 22, 2010

Phoenix, Arizona, has become the focal point in an ongoing discussion within Catholic ethical circles about the killing of one patient to allegedly save the life of another. As we wrote a couple of days ago, Bishop Thomas Olmsted, in his statement regarding an abortion in a Catholic hospital, made it perfectly clear that the Church does not permit the taking of one life for the alleged good of another's life. According to Catholic teaching, which was repeated by Bishop Olmsted , "The direct killing of an unborn child is always immoral, no matter the circumstances, and it cannot be permitted in any institution that claims to be authentically Catholic."

To read the article, click here: