March 17, 2023

Catholic Law Professor Lucia A. Silecchias was quoted in a National Catholic Register article discussing "throwaway culture" and Pope Francis' use of the term.

National Catholic Register 
By: Lauretta Brown
Date: March 17, 2023 
Abortion and the ‘Throwaway Culture’: A Decade of Pope Francis on the Life Issues

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“Lucia Silecchia, a professor of law at The Catholic University of America who writes on elder law and Catholic social thought, told the Register that “throwaway culture” is a “powerful phrase” that the Pope uses to emphasize that “we cannot be truly concerned about throwing away or discarding physical or material things without first being aware, with sober contrition, of all the ways in which we can ‘throw away’ people who are vulnerable — the unborn, the very old, the very young, those who are ill or living with disabilities.”
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