Paragraph 2295

2295. Research or experimentation on the human being cannot legitimate acts that are in themselves contrary to the dignity of persons and to the moral law. the subjects’ potential consent does not justify such acts. Experimentation on human beings is not morally legitimate if it exposes the subject’s life or physical and psychological integrity to disproportionate or avoidable risks. Experimentation on human beings does not conform to the dignity of the person if it takes place without the informed consent of the subject or those who legitimately speak for him.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

581. What place does the Our Father have in the prayer of the Church?

45. Can the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity be known by the light of human reason alone?

449. What is perjury?

471. What medical procedures are permitted when death is considered imminent?

523. What is forbidden by the eighth commandment?

264. What is the meaning of the Christian name received at Baptism?

271. What is the Eucharist?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does Daniel’s dream about the four wild beasts in Daniel 7 mean?

What is the message behind Peter’s vision of taking down the sheet with unclean animals in Acts 10:9-16?

What is the divine nature of Jesus Christ, as described in Mark 1:1?

What is Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem described in Mark 11:1-11?

What is the cyclicality of Israel’s history and how is it portrayed in Judges 3-16?

What is the story of the celebration of the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah) described in 2 Maccabees 10:39-45?

What is the significance of the founding of the church in Ephesus described in Acts 19:1-10?