Tag Archives: Bioethics

Assisted Human Reproduction: Facts and Ethical Issues

Assisted Human Reproduction: Facts and Ethical Issues (Originally Published in 2000, by Veritas Publications, Dublin,for the Bishops’ Committee for Bioethics) (Text revised by the Bishops’ Committee for Bioethics, April 3rd. 2003) Table of Contents Chapter 1 Assisted Human Reproduction: Establishing Principles Scientific Research Involving Human Embryos The Nature and Scope of This Document The Right […]

Christian compassion means that the right to life of the unborn child is an absolute – Bishops

PRESS RELEASE 7 October 2007 Christian compassion means that the right to life of the unborn child is an absolute – Bishops Background: Following the October General Meeting of the Irish Episcopal Conference earlier this week, the following joint statement has been issued today by the Catholic Bishops of Ireland marking the Day for Life […]

Day for Life 2007: Blessed is the fruit of your womb

Pastoral Letter: Blessed is the fruit of your womb

Theme of ‘Day for Life’ pastoral letter: ‘Blessed is the fruit of your womb’

PRESS RELEASE 5th October 2007 Theme of ‘Day for Life’ pastoral letter: Blessed is the fruit of your womb The Catholic Church will celebrate ‘Day for Life’ 2007 this Sunday, at Masses throughout Ireland, with a pastoral letter called: Blessed is the fruit of your womb. The pastoral letter highlights the sacredness of human life […]

Towards a Creative Response to Infertility

A detailed response to the Report of the Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction 7 December 2006 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

What is a Person?

Publication by Bishop Donal Murray which explores this fundamental question 2006 | Veritas

Bishops express concern in advance of EU Parliament vote on funding of research on human embryos

PRESS RELEASE 14 JUNE 2006 BISHOPS EXPRESS CONCERN IN ADVANCE OF EU PARLIAMENT VOTE ON FUNDING OF RESEARCH ON HUMAN EMBRYOS The Irish Bishops’ Conference today highlighted the serious moral implications of the imminent vote in the EU Parliament which could approve the funding of research on human embryos, which results in their destruction. The […]

Day for Life 2005: Cherishing the Evening of Life

Pastoral Letter: “Cherishing the Evening of Life” to mark Day for Life 2005 2 October 2005 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Comments of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on the Report of the Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction

PRESS RELEASE 12 MAY 2005 COMMENTS OF ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN ON THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ASSISTED HUMAN REPRODUCTION A preliminary consideration of the Report of the Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction gives rise to concerns, as some of the recommendations seem to be in conflict with the guiding principles of Catholic teaching. Those […]

Notification on Recent Developments in Moral Theology

Notification on Recent Developments in Moral Theology and their Implications for the Church and Society July 2004 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

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