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Catholic belief in life after death

- God will reward the good and punish the bad
- Jesus rose from the dead
- St. Paul (people resurrect)
- The catechism teachers Jesus rose from the dead
- Believing in immortality of the soul

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Non- religious reasons for believing in life after death

- Near death experience
- Paranormal
- Reincarnation

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Why some people do not believe in life after death

- Non religious upbringing
- No where for life after death to occur (space exploration)
- No God (nothing non-material, no heaven
- Evidence is based on holy books (non- believers don't believe)

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AGAINST the Nature of abortion

- Life begins at conception
- Foetus at 22-24 weeks can now survive
- Religious people believe unborn's childs right to life
- Unborn child's right to life is greater than the mothers

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FOR the Nature of abortion

- Life begins when the foetus is able to live out the mother
- Women should have the right t do what they want

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Laws of abortion

- Abortion can't take place after 24 weeks (can survive)
- Two doctors to sign a abortion form (to be sure)
- Mother has a physical/mental condition abortion can be carried out (damage child)
- Seriously handicapped (pain or suffering in life)

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Different Christian attitudes to abortion AGAINST

- Wedding vows (gratefully accept children)
- Only God can give/take life
- Commandments 'do not kill'
- Golden rule (treat others how you wish to be treated)

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Different Christian attitudes to abortion FOR

- Free will (own choice)
- Situation ethics (love thy neighbour)
- Liberals Protestants (don't believe life beings at conception)
- Doctors have medical advances to detect disease (stop life suffering)

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FOR Nature of euthanasia

- Advances in medicine (Doctors can switch off life support machines)
- Basic human rights

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AGANST Nature of euthanasia

- People might change their mind
- A cure maybe found for a terminal disease
- Is it what they really want (money issues involved)
- Role of doctors to save lives

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Different Christian attitudes towards euthanasia AGAINST

- Sanctity of life
- Murder (forbidden in the 10 commandments)
- Hard to know what God's wishes are
- Accepting what God has decided (e.g. brain dead)

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Different Christian attitudes towards euthanasia FOR

- Love thy neighbour (justify suicide)
- Human right to have control over your body
- Quality of life
- Giving painkillers (intention is to remove pain)

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The media and matters of life and death SHOULD NOT CRITICISE

- Stirring up religious hatred
- Offence criticism of religious attitudes
- close to the crime of blasphemy (criticising leaders)
- Religious statements (based on what God says)

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The media and matters of life and death SHOULD CRITICISE

- Freedom of expression (needed for democracy)
- Must be prepared for criticism (media)
- Multi - faith society (freedom of religious belief, right to question)
- People want to know what the right view is (would be difficult is no one could criticise)

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Heaven is for real BELIEVING in life after death

- Colton tells how parents what they did when he was in surgery
- Goes to heaven (angel in church)
- Had a miracle recovery (so young)
- Knew about his mothers miscarriage/dads grandfather

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Heaven is for real NOT BELIEVING in life after death

- Children can lie/ stories
- If he didn't die, how did he go to heaven?
- Christians don't believe n near death experiences
- Retelling story's he will hear in church
- He had a Christian upbringing

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What causes world poverty

- Natural disasters (destroy homes and farm land)
- War (destroys homes, crops, schools, hospitals)
- Unfair trade (high import tax)
- HIV/AIDS (can't have an education on this, only richer countries can help)

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How do CAFOD help stop poverty

- Help with business (Indonesia, help to support people)
- Help in emergencies (provide shelter, Pakistan earthquake, provided education for young people in the Sudan war)
- Help with HIV/AIDS (support orphans with food when they are sick, give counselling)