The following are dilemmas to get you started on what thinking ethically is about…
The basic principle is that every human life is sacred and should be defended. All issues that touch upon the dignity of the human person – such as abortion, capital punishment, modern warfare, care of the terminally ill, racism, and poverty – are connected like the “seamless garment” that Jesus himself wore (see John 19:23-24).(Catholic 365.com)
The Catholic Church helps us form our conscience by giving guidance around good choices.
Christian values are based on the Ten Commandments and on the words and actions of Jesus.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS:
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This quiz tests your knowledge on the Conscience, Morality and Values Unit.