Giving Due Emphasis to the Human Person in Catholic Moral Teaching

Nagle, Cormac M.
January 2013
Australasian Catholic Record;Jan2013, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
This article discusses the teaching of the Church since Vatican II on the judgment of morality through what is good or bad for the human person. The late Pope John Paul II stated that an act is good if it conforms with the good of the person with respect for the goods morally important for him. It is cited that Christian marriage is a covenant relationship with tasks for the well-being of the spouses and procreation of children. Issues on reproductive technology are raised.


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