The abuse and destruction of God’s greatest gifts

“… a widespread mentality of profit, the throwaway culture, which has today enslaved the hearts and minds of so many.” Pope Francis, on the subject of abortion The recent revelations of Planned Parenthood’s practice of marketing fetal parts and bodies generated by abortion has shaken much of the nation. As Catholics, we know the common [...]

By |August 25th, 2015|Abortion, Bioethics, Human Life and Dignity, Issues, News, News and Legislative Updates|Comments Off on The abuse and destruction of God’s greatest gifts

Ethical and Religious Directives of Catholic Health Care Services

“The purpose of these Ethical and Religious Directives then is twofold: first, to reaffirm the ethical standards of behavior in health care that flow from the Church’s teaching about the dignity of the human person; second, to provide authoritative guidance on certain moral issues that face Catholic health care today.” The Ethical and Religious Directives [...]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Bioethics, Care for Creation, End of Life, Healthcare, Human Life and Dignity, Issues|Comments Off on Ethical and Religious Directives of Catholic Health Care Services

ICC opposes “doctor-prescribed suicide” bills

Bills have been introduced in the Iowa House and Iowa Senate to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide, also called "physician-assisted suicide.” The Iowa Catholic Conference opposes the bills. Click on the link for a flier regarding our opposition to the bill along with the Iowa Coalition for Ethical Care. Iowa-AssistedSuicide-final 2017 The Iowa Catholic Conference opposes the legalization [...]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Bioethics, End of Life, Human Life and Dignity, News, News and Legislative Updates|Comments Off on ICC opposes “doctor-prescribed suicide” bills