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'Faced with the issues you have chosen (Abortion and euthanasia); explain the different ways Christians might respond?'

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GCSE Abortion and other medical issues

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'Faced with the issues you have chosen (Abortion and euthanasia); explain the different ways Christians might respond?'

The question of abortion and euthanasia really lies on the questions, when does life begin? Who has the right to take life away? When is one dying and no longer living?

Christians feel they are responsible for the unborn and the dying, because they feel that god made everyone for a reason and he knows everyone exists. They think only he can decide when a person dies so they should protect every ones life until that day comes.

Christians believe that life begins at conception so life should be protected from then on. Roman Catholics disagree with abortion completely. It is totally not allowed. They do however say that this is in the majority of cases.

The Roman catholic view on abortion is that abortion is a serious sin in all circumstances. There are no exceptions. They think this because human life begins at conception and from then on everyone should try to protect it.

The Church of England's attitude towards abortion is that abortion is only right if the life of

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