These links provide resources for exploring the Catholic teaching on Abortion.
Official Church Teachings
Catechism of the Catholic Church: Thou shalt not kill The Catechism of the Catholic Church is a summary of official Church teachings.
Evangellium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) Encyclical to the Bishops, Priests and Deacons; Men and Women religious; lay Faithful and all People of Good Will on the Value and Inviolability of Human Life. (1995)
Articles that explain the Catholic position on abortion
Abortion: What the Church Teaches(Catholic Update) A summary article from Catholic Update that uses Blessed Pope John Paul II’s letters.
Catholic Education Resource Center (CERC)
CERC is working to make freely available and easily accessible well written Catholic perspectives on everything from social justice issues to history and religion, from sexuality to literature and politics, from the environment to parenting and the latest trends in education. — from their website.
Consistent Ethic of Life An American Catholic article that relates abortion to other life issues.
Salt and Light TV Blogs on Abortion
Awareness and advocacy
Life Site News is a non-profit Internet service dedicated to issues of culture, life, and family. It was launched in September 1997. LifeSiteNews Daily News reports and information pages are used by numerous organizations and publications, educators, professionals and political, religious and life and family organization leaders and grassroots people across North America and internationally. — from their website
March for Life The annual March for Life to Parliament Hill is featured here.
World Religions and Abortion
What Do World Religions Believe About Abortion? A summary chart describing the stances of religions and Christian denominations on abortion.
More Links and Resources
Abortion and Adoption Catholicity Annotated links for Catholic Adoption and Abortion
Canadian Organization for Life and the Family Abortion
The National Catholic Bioethics Center, established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church. Archives of Making Sense of Bioethics Abortion
Theology Library: Abortion.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Abortion Links.
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