The Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision: A Catholic Perspective

@article{Slosar2003TheEO,
  title={The Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision: A Catholic Perspective},
  author={John Paul Slosar and Daniel P. O'Brien},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  year={2003},
  volume={3},
  pages={62 - 64}
}
ated with the practice, as in the case of female circumcision. Furthermore, the focus in this case is a practice that is not associated with a religious purpose, and so is not subject to the epistemological issue raised above regarding the validity of such preferences. The practice, instead, has a social basis. The authors seem to indicate that there is a place for such intervention, that medicine might be used for social ends valued by the parents. Many, however, would like to rule this out… 

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Between Prophylaxis and Child Abuse: The Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision

It is concluded that nontherapeutic circumcision of infant boys is a suitable matter for parental discretion.

Report of the Task Force on Circumcision

Newborn circumcision has potential medical benefits and advantages as well as disadvantages and risks, and the benefits and risks should be explained to the parents and informed consent obtained.

Report of the Task Force on Circumcision

Newborn circumcision has potential medical benefits and advantages as well as disadvantages and risks and the benefits and risks should be explained to the parents and informed consent obtained.