Feature 12 December 2008 | Publication of ‘Dignitas Personae’

31 Dec 2008

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

Dignitas Personae

Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions

The issues addressed in the document Dignitas Personae are discussed in the following short videos:
Bishop Donal Murray, Bishop of Limerick and Chair of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Consultative Group for Bioethics


Doctor Phil Boyle, fertility specialist at the Galway Clinic, Ireland


Dignitas Personae

What is a person?

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About the Irish Bishops’ Consultative Group for Bioethics

The Consultative Group for Bioethics is a forum for the exploration of current issues in the ethics of healthcare and of biomedical research. It seeks to develop and promote an understanding of these issues which is consistent with the gospel, with the teaching of the magisterium, and the best available scientific knowledge.

Further information on the Bishops’ Consultative Group for Bioethics