"By presenting real-life situations, this guide provides readers with examples of Catholic ethical decision-making in action. This is a practical, must-read book for Catholic who want to know how church teaching can help them work their way through tough decisions and choices". -- back cover.
Contents: Introduction -- Part 1: Bioethics from a Roman Catholic perspective -- Part 2: Reproductive technologies -- Part 3: End-of-life issues -- Part 4: Catholic teaching on living life until the end -- Appendix: Advance directives for health care -- Notes.
"Illustrated and conceived by William Hart McNichols, SJ".
Contents: Foreword / Sr. Patrice Murphy -- Introduction -- Seeking and Longing for God -- Sickness: Darkness and Loneliness -- Persecution, Injustice, Oppression -- Sin and Suffering -- Forgiveness -- Love -- Healing and Hope -- Comfort and Strength -- Death -- Resurrection -- Prayer and Adoration -- Notes on the Drawings.
Author "is a Jesuit priest and Jungian psychotherapist. He holds advanced degrees in French literature, theology and psychology. In October of 1987 he was diagnosed with lymphoma and AIDS". -- back cover.