Tag Archives: Bioethics

Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland on the ‘First All-Ireland Conference on Abortion and Clinical Practice’

PRESS RELEASE7 October 2010 Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland on the ‘First All-Ireland Conference on Abortion and Clinical Practice’ organised jointly by the Family Planning Association in Britain and Ireland The Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle, Thursday 7 and Friday 8 October 2010   We deplore and oppose the conference to be held […]

Day for Life 2010: ‘ The meaning of Christian Death’

Day for Life 2010: ‘ The meaning of Christian Death’

‘Day for Life’ Pastoral Letter on the meaning of Christian death (available in English, Irish and Polish languages) 3 October 2010 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Day for Life 2010 on the meaning of Christian death and care for those who are dying

PRESS RELEASE 9 September 2010 Day for Life 2010 on the meaning of Christian death and care for those who are dying Special feature on www.catholicbishops.ie Day for Life Mass to be broadcast by RTÉ 1 from Ballina, Co Mayo The Catholic Church in Ireland will celebrate the Day for Life 2010 on Sunday 3 […]

Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics conference on ‘Fertility, Infertility and Gender’

PRESS RELEASE 22 June 2010 Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics conference on ‘Fertility, Infertility and Gender’ An international group of around 100 delegates met in St Patrick College, Maynooth, on 16 to 18 June, for a conference run by the Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics.  The conference addressed the theme of ‘Fertility, Infertility and Gender’.    […]

Feature 12 December 2008 | Publication of ‘Dignitas Personae’

Feature 12 December 2008 | Publication of ‘Dignitas Personae’

Video discussion and text of Dignitas Personae, Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions, published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Launch of ‘Dignitas Personae, Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions’

PRESS RELEASE 12 December 2008 Launch of ‘Dignitas Personae, Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions’ Today in Rome the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith publishes Dignitas Personae, Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions.  The launch takes place at 11:00am Irish time. As part of the promotion of this launch, you are invited to view two […]

Dignitas Personae

Dignitas Personae

Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions 12 December 2008 | Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Dr Phil Boyle on Dignitas Personae

Dr Phil Boyle, fertility specialist at the Galway Clinic, Ireland, discusses some of the issues addressed in Dignitas Personae, Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions, published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on 12 December 2008:

Bishop Donal Murray on Dignitas Personae

Bishop Donal Murray, Bishop of Limerick and Chair of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Consultative Group for Bioethics, discusses some of the issues addressed in Dignitas Personae, an Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions, published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith  on 12 December 2008:

End of Life Care – Summary

“DAY FOR LIFE” 2002 “End of Life Care – Ethical and Pastoral Issues” Irish Bishops’ Committee for Bioethics SUMMARY Palliative Care avoids two extremes Advances in medicine and in technology mean that the taking of decisions about appropriate care for people who have advanced and progressive illness have become more complex. The document says that, […]

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