Bioethics and Life Questions

A conference entitled ‘Abortion, Disability and the Law’ which was jointly hosted by the Anscombe Bioethics Centre and the Consultative Group on Bioethics of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference took place on Friday 20th October 2017 in Athlone.  Below are the papers presented at that conference. 

Bishop Kevin Doran – Welcoming Children with Disability

Bishop Kevin Doran

Prof. Gerry Whyte – Repeal or Replace? The Legal Implications of Amending Art. 40.3.3 

Dr. Gerry Whyte

Dr. Helen Watt – Abortion Legislation and Foetal Anomaly: Reducing Harm without Moral Compromise

Dr. Helen Watt

Prof. Patrica Casey – Psychological Effects of Abortion for Foetal Anomaly

Prof. Patricia Casey

Mrs. Tracy Harkin – Achieving Best Care for Families affected by a poor Prenatal Diagnosis

Mrs. Tracy Harkin