Ethics One


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Adultery
A married person having a sexual relationship with someone to whom they are not married.
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Annulment
A marriage terminated by the Church because it was not valid.
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Civil partnership
Legal recognition of a same-sex relationship with a registry office ceremony.
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Cohabitation
To live together, especially without being formally married.
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Commitment
A bond between a couple.
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Contraception
The prevention of pregnancy by using artificial or natural methods.
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Divorce
The legal ending of a marriage.
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Pre-marital sex
Having a sexual relationshop before marriage.
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Promiscuity
Having many sexual partners without commitment.
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Re-marriage
Marrying again after divorce. Also after annulment or widowhood.
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Sacrament
A special action which brings Christians closer to God.
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Vows
Sacred promises a couple make at their marriage.
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Abortion
Deliberate termination of pregnancy by removal and destruction of the foetus.
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AID
Artificial insemination by donor.
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AIH
Artificial insemination by husband.
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Clone
An individual organism or cell produced asexually from one ancestor to which they are genetically identical.
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Denomination
A branch of Christianity; different types of Christians.
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Embryo
A foetus before it is four months old.
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Euthanasia
When someone is helped to die without pain before they would have died naturally.
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Fertility treatment
Medical treatment to help a woman become pregnant.
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Genetic engineering
The deliberate modiciation of characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material.
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IVF
In vitro fertilisation. The egg and the sperm being brought together in a test tube.
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Medical ethics
Questions of morality that are raised by medical situations.
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Sacred
Holy, having something of God or the divine.
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Sanctity of life
The belief that all life is given by God and is therefore sacred.
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Suicide
Deliberately ending one's own life.
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Card 2

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A marriage terminated by the Church because it was not valid.

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Annulment

Card 3

Front

Legal recognition of a same-sex relationship with a registry office ceremony.

Back

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Card 4

Front

To live together, especially without being formally married.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

A bond between a couple.

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Preview of the back of card 5
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