Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching

Chapter 1: Scandal and The Dignity of Every Human Life


Scandal and the Dignity of Every Human Life

Film Focus Point: Cardinal Raymond Burke articulates the Church’s teaching on the dignity of all human beings particularly in respect to the unborn. He issues a challenge to Catholic politicians who act contrary to this teaching.

Text Focus Point: Pages 25-26

Discussion Questions:

  1. How is disregard for the dignity of every human life considered scandalous?
  2. What is the implication of this teaching by Cardinal Burke for the voting public?
  3. How is respect for life and the dignity of all human beings related to the Golden Rule? 

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