According to Christopher Cowley, 4 however, such tribunals would be useless, because nothing could constitute evidence for genuineness. [...]this only means that they are not good Catholics; it does not mean that opposition to abortion is not essential to being a Catholic. Because there are many not-so-good Catholics, it is possible that a doctor behaves like a proper Catholic in her private life but objects to abortion for non-moral reasons, using her religion as an excuse.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Medical Ethics|
|Early online date||2015|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2016|