Ethics and Religion

Ethics and Religion
Return to Helpful Links page

The National Catholic Bioethics Center
The NCBC was established in 1972 and focuses on examining ethical issues in healthcare through the lens of the Catholic Moral Tradition.

Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College
The Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College seeks to promote ethics in the Catholic tradition for medical students. The center publishes an interdisciplinary journal entitled Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics.

The National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature
A service of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Georgetown University, the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature offers expansive topic searches for journal articles and texts concerning bioethical issues. The service is free and a wonderful resource for students and anyone interested in learning more about bioethics.

The Linacre Center
The Linacre Centre is located in the UK and is dedicated to helping persons explore bioethical issues ranging from Abortion to Stem Cell Research within the context of Catholic Moral Tradition and the Church.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The web page of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is a location where students can view official Church documents and find other useful information concerning the Church’s position on current bioethical issues.

The Catholic Health Association
In addition to basic information about Catholic hospitals and health care, the CHA’s website provides information and valuable resources concerning ethical issues and social statements pertinent to health professionals working in Catholic educational and healthcare institutions throughout the world.

Catholic Vatican - The Holy See
This web page is the official site for the Catholic Vatican and contains links to important Catholic documents, including the Code of Canon Law.

Additional Religious Ethics Resources and Centers

Christian:
The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity - Trinity International University
Center for Christian Bioethics - Loma Linda University

Jewish: 
Center for the Study of Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems - Hebrew Union College

Islamic:
Islamic Organization for Medical Sciences

Misc. Religious Ethics Links:
Religion Link
Religion Online