Justice ch 4
culture of life
all human life comes from God and will return to God
we are more than what we have, we
because of He who made us
all human life is a gift
reflection of the all loving God, who love and calls all human life to love
Who wrote the consistent life ethic?
Joseph Cardinal Bernardin
the consistent life ethic is known as the
from the tunic of Jesus that was not divided by the soldiers at his crucifixion
consistent life ethic
the right to life is the
human right. All other rights depend on it.
we can't tear apart the issues. They are "sewn" together
society's violation of women leads to violation of the unborn
justifying the violence of execution and the violence of murder/war/abuse
Roe vs Wade
right to carry a child is for a woman. They also have the right to terminate it.
baby = no rights
how many abortions since 1973?
how many abortions per year?
what percent of abortions are due to rape?
#1 reason to abort
#1 factor to keep child/adoption
support group for abortions/miscarriages
how many on death row
what number are we in executions?
2, behind TX
top factor to be on death row
lack of education
What should the Church do for death row people?
1. pray for the inmates and their families/victims
2. learn about the issue
3. educate others
4. advocate to abolish it
what did John Paul II say about death sentence?
antidote to violence is love, not more violence
120 innocent men on death row
Justice ch 4
abortion, death penalty