When does life begin? Examine what the Catholic Church teaches about when life begins and what that means in practice. Learn about the Church’s teaching on abortion and euthanasia.
When does life begin according to the Catholic Church?
At 24 weeks
What is abortion?
When a baby is born prematurely
The deliberate ending of a pregnancy
A form of contraception to prevent pregnancy
What is the legal limit for abortion in the UK?
What is the sanctity of life?
All life is equal
All life is different
All life is sacred
What does SPUC stand for?
Society for the Protection of Unborn Children
Society for the Protection of Unique Children
School for the Protection of Unique Children
Which of the following aims to prevent pregnancy?
Natural family planning
What does euthanasia mean?
Gentle and easy death
What is the Catholic view on euthanasia?
It is right when a person is in pain
It is always wrong
It is up to the person to decide
Why is the Sacrament of the Sick important?
Because the Vatican says so
So the person can talk to a priest
Because it provides hope, grace and comfort to the individuals
What is a hospice?
A place that looks after those who have life-limiting illnesses
Somewhere where you can go to feel better
A small hospital