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Religious Education: Conscience and Moral Decision Making

Resources to support senior religious education curriculum.

Abortion viewpoints


The abortion debate asks whether it can be morally right to terminate a pregnancy before normal childbirth.

Some people think that abortion is always wrong. Some think that abortion is right when the mother's life is at risk. Others think that there is a range of circumstances in which abortion is morally acceptable.

Capital Punishment background

Capital Punishment: Catholic viewpoint

Capital Punishment: other religious viewpoints

Euthanasia: Video

Euthanasia: background


Lawfully allowing a patient to die should be kept distinct from euthanasia. Shutterstock

Euthanasia: Catholic teachings

Euthanasia: other religious vewpoints