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Abortion, the Catholic debate in America

by Hans Lotstra

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Published by Irvington Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
    • Abortion -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHans Lotstra.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.3 .L68 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination330 p. ;
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2866371M
      ISBN 100829007288
      LC Control Number84029692

        The following is an op-ed in the National Catholic Reporter by Patrick Carolan, Catholic Outreach Director for Vote Common Good, & Brian McLaren, co-leader of the Common Good Messaging Team, part of Vote Common Good. For the last 40 years, the abortion debate, as currently framed, has raised huge sums of money for non-profits and political organizations, especially those on the right. The Bishops of nineteen countries speak out eloquently and forcefully against abortion in this book. This book will be the ultimate debate weapon for any pro-life activist confronting any member of 'Catholics' for a Free Choice or any other pro-abort who believes that there is 'room for disagreement' within the Catholic Church about abortion.

      After Roe v. Wade, the involvement of the Catholic hierarchy in American politics increased to an unprecedented level, with bishops devoting more time, energy and money to the issue of abortion than any other single issue. The substantial role of the Catholic Church in the abortion debate has received much attention in the American media. As religious leaders, one Catholic and one Protestant, we see the great harm the old abortion debate is doing, both to our national politics and to our religious communities. That's why we would like to invite politicians, religious leaders and citizens in general to turn away from the rhetoric of mutually-assured destruction and reframe the.

      The Catholic Church opposes all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to destroy a zygote, blastocyst, embryo or fetus, since it holds that "human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the inviolable right of every. Statistics In , mil. abortions were performed in America; that number is declining. In , 21 out of every women, of childbearing age had an abortion making it a.


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Abortion, the Catholic debate in America. New York, N.Y.: Irvington Publishers, © 18 hours ago  You have such an incredible grasp of the history of the abortion debate in the US. I encourage everyone to read your work, especially your most recent book, Abortion and the Law in America.

A version of this story appeared in the Jan Feb 6, print issue under the headline: It's time to change the abortion debate in America.

Join the Conversation Send your thoughts and. CT Books; Building Church Leaders trapped in the maelstrom of history and the sound and fury of America’s abortion wars.

When she left the abortion. The Abortion Debate in America More than forty years after the landmark Roe V. Wade Supreme Court legislation, which deemed abortion a fundamental right under the U.S.

Constitution, the debate over abortion in America roars on. The dispute has polarized our country into two. Actually, the authors make it clear in the book that a Catholic integralist state cannot be possible without considerable evangelization until a significant majority of the society is Catholic.

"It's time to change the abortion debate in America" is a fine article that makes a valuable contribution to healing the polarization today in the. 2 George Plagenz, “Abortion Is Becoming Election Issue,” Cleveland Press, August 2, ; 8 The American Catholic Church has always been a deciding force in articulating opposition to abortion in the United States.

It gave the right-to-life movement more than institutional support. It offered people, money, and brought focus and intensity of commitment against : Lanouar Ben Hafsa. Papal encyclical clarifying the Catholic Church’s position on the inviolability and value of human life—not only addressing abortion but euthanasia and capital punishment.

Infallibly and irreversibly condemns murder, abortion, and euthanasia. The second half of the chapter addresses the various tactics used by pro-abortionists to confuse and deactivate the leadership and laity of the Catholic Church in America, and describes their inbred hatred of the Church and everything that it stands for.

On the Historical Opposition of the Catholic Church to Abortion. The genesis of the current abortion debate in Argentina lies in an emerging feminist social movement called Ni Una Menos (“Not one (woman) less”), which sprang up in.

Supreme Court decision could affect abortion debate in America. Share. Like ; leading pro-life lawyers have believed that the foundation of abortion rights is the claim that women rely on abortion to achieve equal citizenship.

85%: especially your most recent book, Abortion and the Law in America with Cambridge University Press. 84%. The Catholic Church and abortion in the United States deals with the views and activities of the Catholic Church in the United States in relation to the abortion Catholic Church opposes abortion and has campaigned against abortion in the United States, both saying that it is immoral and making statements and taking actions in opposition to its classification as legal.

Abortion: The Catholic Debate in America. Hans Lotstra / Hardcover / Published Abortion the Bible and the Christian. Donald Shoemaker / Paperback / Published The Double Cross; Ordination, Abortion, and Catholic Feminism. Denise Lardner Carmody / Paperback / Published Early Church Fathers and Abortion.

Christianity and abortion has a long and complex history, and there are a variety of positions taken by contemporary Christian denominations on the topic. There is no explicit statement about abortion in either the Old Testament or the New Testament books of the Christian some writers say that early Christians held different beliefs at different times about abortion, others say.

This provocative book takes a critical look at what is increasingly viewed as the central political issue for Catholics—abortion. From pro-choice politicians being denied communion to Democrats being called "the party of death," for some of the most vocal Catholic leaders, the abortion /5(5).

Editor's note: This piece is part of a series on abortion and politics. For other views, read "U.S. bishops said abortion should be Catholic voters’ top ’s why they’re right. GOOD CATHOLICS: THE BATTLE OVER ABORTION IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH By Patricia Miller Published by University of California Press, $ Patricia Miller's new book, Good Catholics: The Battle Over.

As the abortion debate in American politics continues, with many Americans remaining divided over legislation, Professor Mary Ziegler charts the history of abortion law in the USA before and after the landmark decision Roe v Wade, and examines how abortion Author: Elinor Evans.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction --Part I Abortion: The Moral Debate --Perspectives on Church Teaching --Testimony in Support of the Hatch Amendments --A Traditional Catholic's View --A Liberal Catholic's View --The Tradition of Probabilism and the Moral Status of the Early Embryo --Abortion, Autonomy.

The Five Most Influential Anti-Catholic Books. Robert P. Lockwood • 5/1/ and birth control—an argument that would become central to the pro-abortion movement. both a new generation immersed in anti-Catholicism and proof of the continued popularity and acceptance in mainstream America of Catholic urban : Robert P.

Lockwood.©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC