Come & See Inspirations

What does an informed conscience mean? - Interview with Dr Donal Murray

May 19, 2018 Season 8 Episode 26
Come & See Inspirations
What does an informed conscience mean? - Interview with Dr Donal Murray
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Come & See Inspirations
What does an informed conscience mean? - Interview with Dr Donal Murray
May 19, 2018 Season 8 Episode 26
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What does it mean to have an informed conscience?
Show Notes
"Freedom of conscience" is regarded as one the key human rights of the current age but what does it actually mean from a Catholic perspective? What is conscience? Can a person be compelled to act against their conscience? How is a person to form his conscience so that it is not just their opinion but a considered and informed discernment?

In this podcast excerpted from our Pentecost Sunday programme we repeat an interview which we originally broadcast on 17th May 2015 with Dr Donal Murray, the bishop-emeritus of Limerick where we explore and tease out what it means to have an informed conscience