Joseph Meaney

NATIONAL REVIEW: DR. JOSEPH MEANEY ON COVID VACCINES AND FETAL CELL LINES

National Review interviewed Dr. Joseph Meaney, Executive Director of the National Catholic Bioethics Center and Health Care Civil Rights Task Force member, about the controversy over the COVID-19 vaccine, including the possible use of aborted fetal cells in testing. Dr. Meaney encourages people “to consider all of the ethical factors at play so that they …

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DISCERNING ORDINARY VS. EXTRAORDINARY MEANS IN CATHOLIC BIOETHICS

One of the most important tasks in bioethics is distinguishing between ordinary and extraordinary means when it comes to medical care. The reason this distinction is so vital is that Catholics have a moral obligation to receive ordinary care for themselves and give it to others. What is deemed to be extraordinary is morally optional; …

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IN CATHOLIC BIOETHICS ALL HUMAN LIVES ARE PRECIOUS

The difference between the Catholic perspective on the dignity and rights of human persons and those of many secular and liberal thinkers seems to be widening. The COVID-19 pandemic and recent events have only served to make the contrast even more stark between truly Catholic health care and other visions of public health or medicine. …

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