Medical Ethics: Sources of Catholic Teachings

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Georgetown University Press, 1999 - Medical - 442 pages
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This third edition has been updated to incorporate the statements issued since the second edition, including the papal encyclicals Splendor Veritatis and Evangelium Vitae.
 

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Contents

The Values Underlying the Teachings of the Catholic Church
3
Formation of Conscience
16
viii
27
Abortion
31
Pastoral Guidelines for the Catholic Hospital and Catholic Health Care
40
Aging
48
Anencephaly
60
Procreation
97
Vade Mecum for Confessors Concerning Some Aspects of the Morality of vii
119
Procreation
168
Homosexuals
194
Depth
288
Procreation
333
Economy
369
Faith on Sterilization in Catholic Hospitals
400
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About the author (1999)

O'Rourke is the director of the Center for Health Care Ethics and Professor of Clinical Ethics, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University.

Boyle is senior vice president and editor-in-chief of the Park Ridge Center, Chicago, Illinois.

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