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Christian attitudes to abortion vary between?
Denominations (different types of Christians).
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How do Christian teachings feel about abortion?
They're against it but in some circumstances it could be the kindest thing to do.
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How do Roman Catholics feel about abortion?
They believe that abortion is never acceptable. That human life is sacred.
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What is the name of the belief that human life is sacred?
The Sanctity of Life.
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It is written in the bible that humans were made __ ___ _____ __ ___. And therefore human life is what?
1) in the image of God 2) special
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When do Roman Catholics believe life starts? And how does this effect how they feel about abortion?
Roman Catholics believe that life starts at contraception. Therefore the believe abortion is taking a life.
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What is the 6th Commandment?
'Thou Shall not Kill'
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Do Roman Catholics allow abortion under any circumstances?
No, but sometimes if a woman has to have an operation to save her life but as a result of it her unborn child will die, then this would be acceptable because its aim is to save the woman, not to kill the foetus.
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What is the name of the effect applied, where Roman Catholics only allow abortion under one circumstance?
The Doctrine of double effect.
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Do protestants belive aborton is acceptable/sometimes acceptable/never acceptable?
Sometimes acceptable.
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How are Jesus and the Golden Rule and abortion related?
'Treat others as you would like to be treated'.
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Give 3 reasons Protestants would feel is acceptable for abortion.
1) If the mother is vey young 2) If the pregnancy was a result of **** 3) if the child was serverely handicapped
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