Skip to comments.The Worcester Diocese welcomes Cathleen Kaveny
Posted on 02/12/2014 8:07:52 AM PST by cleghornboy
Tom, a faithful Catholic of the Worcester Diocese and a contributor to this Blog, writes: "The February 10, 2014, Diocesan Dispatch publicizes the following upcoming pro-abortion speaker at Holy Cross College:
'TALK ABOUT PROPHETIC SPEECH AT HOLY CROSS Legal scholar and moral theologian M. Cathleen Kaveny, the newly named Darald and Juliet Libby Professor at Boston College, will give a lecture titled Prophetic Rhetoric in the Public Square at the College of the Holy Cross on Thursday, Feb. 13 ...'
The Irish Rover, an alternate student newspaper at the University of Notre Dame (where she formerly taught) and the Sycamore Trust, a group of faithfully Catholic Notre Dame alumni have written of her pro-abortion views and of how Notre Dame has lionized its former professor: Cathleen Kaveny, a Catholic professor of law and of theology, is listed on the Notre Dame News website as an expert in the ethical aspects of assisted suicide, bioethics, biomedical ethics, cloning, death and dying, the pope, and the papacy.
Kaveny expressed pro-choice beliefs during a Princeton University conference on abortion in the fall of 2010: 'I do not believe [the mother] has an obligation to provide life support to the unborn if pregnancy imposes a significant burden on her health or if she was raped,' said Kaveny. 'Under those circumstances I think those actions are describable as intentionally ending the burden of the pregnancy and can be described differently than intentional killing.'
Kaveny also said the unborn have no moral rights until 14 days after conception, a stance that could permit embryonic stem cell research."
This is a clear rejection of Catholic moral teaching. In his
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Quoting the article: “Kaveny also said the unborn have no moral rights until 14 days after conception, a stance that could permit embryonic stem cell research.”
The one thing that amazes me is with all of the progress in using adult stem cells is this continuing fascination with embryonic stem cell research. the last 5 plus years have had nothing but failure for embryonic stem cell research, while success with adult stem cell research continues.
I’m beginning to believe that the support for embryonic stem cell research is just a cover as another reason to abort unborn children.
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