Cooperation in a Moral Evil (2 videos)

Discussion of formal and immediate material cooperation in light of Catholic Church Teaching.

Exploration of mediate material cooperation, including the problem of scandal, in light of Catholic Church Teaching.

Dr. Moira McQueen
Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute
May 3rd, 2018
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Natural Law

Examination of natural law, including the effects of human sinfulness, according to Catholic Church Teaching.

Dr. Moira McQueen
Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute
May 3rd, 2018

Why the only future worth building includes everyone | Pope Francis


A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. In a hopeful message to people of all faiths, to those who have power as well as those who don’t, the spiritual leader provides illuminating commentary on the world as we currently find it and calls for equality, solidarity and tenderness to prevail. “Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the ‘other’ is not a statistic, or a number,” he says. “We all need each other.”

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Assisted suicide and euthanasia in Holland and beyond

schermafbeelding-2017-02-24-om-16-28-18Impact of legalized assisted suicide and euthanasia in Holland and beyond – Guest speaker: His Eminence Willem Cardinal Eijk, Archbishop of Utrecht, The Netherlands. VIDEO.

The Personalism of St. John Paul II

Since Pope St. John Paul II died in 2005, his rich philosophical legacy has not received the attention it deserves. In the 2015 Fifth Annual Summer Seminar, the Hildebrand Project  commemorated the significant tenth anniversary by giving special attention to his seminal personalism. The Seminar did so by setting him in dialogue with Dietrich von Hildebrand, another eminent Christian personalist. In this video John F. Crosby’s contribution on the personalism of John Paul II: “The Struggle for the Person”. What is the difference between someone en something? How does this relate to Aquinas objectivism and to modern subjectivism? What does this mean for – among others – for the sick?

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