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Torture and Catholic Teaching

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torture

Simcha Fisher writes about the CIA’s use of torture after 9/11. The Catholic Church teaches the torture is “intrisically evil” and “cannot be justified under any circumstances.” Fisher writes, “One may not do evil so that good may result from it.” Read her piece in The National Catholic Register here: If It Saves One American Life. More on what the Church teaches about torture here: US Bishops Back Release of Torture Report. Photos of Catholics protesting torture after the jump:

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8.14
What does the Church Teach about Suicide?

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Robin Williams

With the recent suicide of the brilliant actor and comedian Robin Williams, many Catholic Catalogue readers have written and asked what the Church teaches about suicide. Simcha Fisher answers the question well in The National Catholic Register here: What does the Church Teach about Suicide?

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10.23
Misc: A question for pro-lifers: Should we rethink eating animals?

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cows Professor Charles Camosy writes for The Washington Post on the ethics of eating animals from a Catholic pro-life perspective. He writes, “The Catechism puts two strict limits on our use of animals: (1) we can only cause animals to suffer and die in situations of need, and (2) we owe animals kindness.” Read it here: A question for pro-lifers: Should we rethink eating animals?

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