Letter To Gorman Case Study

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Dear Gorman Alumni, This is Eric from Bishop T.K. Gorman high school, I got your letter about your questions over the catholic churches position on the discussions you had with Mr. Singer. The classes you have with him at Princeton do give you an interesting way to look at the church and a different way to look at life. Being a fellow catholic I can give you my knowledge to help you develop your understanding. Throughout this letter I hope I can help you understand your questions you might have. The ideas of singer are also very strong so the questions seem understandable. Catholics get our truths from scripture which is truth that god has revealed to us. This goes against singers logic that all knowledge is achieved through reason. The idea that god has revealed his own divine word to the prophets from the past and then let them pass the word down to our…show more content…
This is true because god always brings good out of evil, there is no pleasure from removal of pain if is person is dead. The catechism says that abortion and euthanasia is wrong. (c.c.2277) whatever its motives and means, direct euthanasia consists in putting an end to the lives of handicapped, sick, or dying persons. It is morally unacceptable. These ideas of removal of life are wrong for it only kills and it prevents the growth of life. The act of abortion is also prohibited since it prevents the birth a new person. "If men who are fighting hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurely [Hebrew: "so that her child comes out"], but there is no serious injury, the offender must be fined whatever the woman’s husband demands and the court allows. But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot" (Ex. 21:22–24). Like Moses said we should not lose respect for the soul. This is why we must nor put our pleasure before our
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