Conscientious objection and medical tribunals

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)78-79
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of Medical Ethics
    Issue number2
    Early online date2015
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

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