Thinking Through the Ethics of Abortion

  title={Thinking Through the Ethics of Abortion},
  author={K. Rudy},
  journal={Theology Today},
  pages={235 - 248}
  • K. Rudy
  • Published 1994
  • Philosophy
  • Theology Today
  • ometime, let us say, in the middle of the eighth century, perhaps in Ireland, a young woman went to speak to a local priest S because her conscience was heavy with sin. She told the priest she had committed adultery. Although this would have happened long before the practice of confession was formally adopted as a sacrament, this woman had come to the priest for help and guidance in obtaining forgiveness for her sin. The priest, of course, knew the young woman and knew, also, that she was not a… CONTINUE READING
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