Catholic Chat with Fr. Cody
Morality session 9: Social Ethics

Morality session 9: Social Ethics

May 24, 2022

Although socially we deal with a huge number of ethical situations, I chose some that are misunderstood: education, rights and minorities, affirmative action, environmentalism, and freedom of speech.

Morality session 8: Sexual Ethics

Morality session 8: Sexual Ethics

May 24, 2022

What is sex? What is the good of sex? This session explores the important and beautiful world of sex by exploring topics like: contraception, abortion, fornication, pornography, and homosexuality. 

Morality session 7: Medical Ethics

Morality session 7: Medical Ethics

May 24, 2022

One way or another we all face medical challenges. The include medical care, health care, prescriptions, end-of-life care, or doctors. What is the best health care system? Is euthanasia immoral? What should we be striving for in health care?

Morality session 6: Political Ethics

Morality session 6: Political Ethics

May 24, 2022

Most people think of politics negatively given the situation of our current politics. This session aims to see the good in the politics and address moral issues related within it: Immigration, Voting, Governance, Just War, and International Obligations. 

Homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter 05/15/2022
Homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter 05/08/2022
Morality part 5: Moral Theology

Morality part 5: Moral Theology

May 12, 2022

Most of those who chime into my series are interested in the theological implications of our actions. When is my action sin or mortal sin? What role do I play in moral decision making? What is my conscience? This episode tackles those questions.

Morality part 4: Morality, Ethicality and Apppropriateness

Morality part 4: Morality, Ethicality and Apppropriateness

May 12, 2022

Many of our actions cannot be described by "moral" and "immoral." Is it immoral to wear a tuxedo to the beach or a swimsuit to a board meeting? Am I allowed to sniffle in public or should I sneeze? These questions are addressed by the topics of morality, ethicality, and appropriateness. 

Morality part 3: Moral Principles

Morality part 3: Moral Principles

May 12, 2022

Rarely in life are our actions simple and easy to understand. Often our choices are complicated by layers of confusion or degrees of separation. The principles of Double-Effect and Cooperation help give us language to describe our involvement with immoral actions.

Morality part 2: Action, Intention, and Circumstances

Morality part 2: Action, Intention, and Circumstances

May 12, 2022

Making moral decisions is more challenging than we think. Often we limit ourselves to "that was bad" or "that shouldn't have happened." Yet, we have to be honest about our actions and intentions. These two factor determine whether our actions were moral and how liable we are for the consequences. 

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