Do Catholics believe in having blood transfusions?
Blood transfusions are not taboo in the Catholic church. =Answer= The above poster is correct and you are thinking of Jehovah Witness.
Yes, Seventh-day Adventists do believe in blood transfusions. You may be confusing Seventh-day Adventists with Jehovah's Witnesses, who are an entirely separate denomination.
Many religions oppose abortions, because they believe it is murder. The Jehovah's Witnesses oppose blood transfusions because they believe that God prohibits the eating of blood. Catholics oppose euthanasia, because they believe it is murder. Catholics also oppose in vitro fertilization, sterilization, most forms of birth control, and artificial insemination. Christian Scientists oppose many medical practices. Scientologists oppose pharmaceutical psychiatry.
Which group does not allow blood transfusions because they believe that taking blood into the body is morally wrong?
The group is know as "Jehovah's Witnesses". They believe that receiving blood transfusions are the same as drinking blood, which is stickily forbidden in the old testament law and repeated in the new testament book of Acts where Gentile believers were to "they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication." The problem comes down to whither or not transfusions are drinking blood or not.
by having unprotected sex, blood transfusions, mother to child.
Christians views on blood transfusions are that the bible does not say whether its right or not but they believe that if there are 4 blood types then maybe its suggesting that God would want us to give and receive blood to those who need it.
It does not matter what blood type either of you have. It only matters in blood transfusions.
No, the singer Selena did not refuse blood. She was pronounced dead on her arrival at the hospital. She was a Jehovah Witness and they do not believe in blood transfusions.
the main one being Jehovahs"s witnesses
* Having unprotected sex * Blood transfusions * When a baby is in mother's womb
In medicine, women prefer to have a woman overseeing their medical care, and men prefer male doctors. There are no religious objections to blood transfusions, however Hindu people believe in reincarnation with a cause and effect relationship.
approximately 5,000,000 blood transfusions happen a year in the US. If you average it out that is 13,968 blood transfusions a day!
I believe so. I once heard of blood transfusions from pigs. If this is true, than pigs must also have blood types.
Catholics believe that bread and wine becomes the true presence of Jesus - body and blood of Jesus.
Yes, they simply refuse blood transfusions - all other procedures they accept
The Dominicans are a Catholic religious order. The Catholic church takes no position against Blood transfusions as a normal medical practice. The Jehovah"s Witnesses and Christian Science ( two separate faiths) are OPPOSED to blood transfusions- and a good deal else! I have never even seen questions about Blood Transfusions in any Catholic religious q and a columns- including those on the internet such as Catholic Answers. no red light. Pun intended) on the cross… Read More
In the past, people have contracted hepatitis C through blood transfusions
Christian response Yes of course Christians believe in blood transfusions, and accept them with gratitude and love for the sacrifice and dedication of those who give their blood willingly. The Jehovah's Witness response below is based on a couple of verses in scripture, one from the Old Testament (which was superceded by Christ's teaching) and the other from the New Testament quote was written by Paul to a church in the Mediterranean area that had… Read More
By getting the Vaccine, not having unprotected sexual contact with someone that has hepatitis B, not having blood transfusions or touching bodily fluids of someone with Hepatitis B.
Blood transfusions are given to restore lost blood, to improve clotting time, and to improve the ability of the blood to deliver oxygen to the body's tissues.
It is the injection of blood into a person.
It is the body and blood of Christ.
Catholics believe that the elements of bread and wine become the actual body and blood of Christ during the consecration of the Mass. Protestants believe the elements are merely symbols of Christ body and blood.
Chemotherapy, radiation and some diseases such as aplastic anemia and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) can cause unsafe low levels of blood cells. Using donated blood, transfusions are a way to temporarily increase the number of blood cells. There are different types of blood transfusions to match the types of blood cells a patient may need. Many patients get blood transfusions after a bone marrow or cord blood transplant. These could be transfusions of red blood cells… Read More
Yes. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the 'Mormon' church) accept and use modern medicine. They have absolutely no problem with blood transfusions. Many Mormon congregations host regular blood drives to assist local hospitals in providing blood transfusions.
You can get it by blood transfusions.
The heart is not pumping blood correctly or the blood is not getting filtered i don't know for sure. :) People receive blood transfusions because there is a severe lack of blood loss in the body that may result in a fatally.
Jehovah's Witnesses don't believe in organ transplants or blood transfusions since according to the Old Testament putting blood in your body (in that case eating it) is unclean.
There is no set limit on the number of blood transfusions that one can receive during one's lifetime.
No, not exactly: Catholic belief is that at the consecration of the bread and wine at Mass, these elements become the true essence of the Body and Blood of Christ. While the physical form is unchanged, it is believed there is an essential transformation. Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine are representative, they believe they are the Body and Blood of Christ (in essence).
An exact year is impossible to identify but the most blood transfusions likely occurred during wars due to mass casualties.
The person who discovered pure plasma could be used in blood transfusions was robert koch in 1981
Most patients who have a major surgical procedure, will have a blood transfusion to replace any blood loss during their surgery. Blood transfusions are used for patients whom have experienced serious injuries from car crashes or natural disasters. Individuals with an illness that causes anemia, such as leukemia or kidney disease will often be the recipients of blood transfusions.
Very effective - Most transfusions are done to replace blood lost during operations or accidents etc. The purpose is to restore the patients blood pressure back to normal levels once the reason for the loss has been addressed. Many transfusions to restore blood pressure are done with plasma rather than 'whole blood'.
Only symbolically, unlike Catholics.
Yes, it's permitted in Judaism. Jehovah's Witnesses, a denomination of Christianity, is the only major religious group that objects to blood transfusions.
The question is rather strangely worded. We do believe in blood transfusions. We believe that there is such a thing; and that other people actually accept them. But Jehovah's people do not accept them for themselves. Mainly because Jehovah's people consider that according to God's Word, blood is 'sacred' and not to be misused. We consider transfusing blood from one person into another is NOT treating blood as the 'sacred' thing that it should be… Read More
Is it Roman Catholics that believe that the bread and wine becomes the body and blood of Jesus when they eat it?
Indeed it is. But, they do not believe that through eating it, it becomes Christ's flesh and blood, it is once a priest has consecrated it.
Roman Catholic Answer They do not believe in them as some kind of religious practice, but they certainly have nothing against them. There is a regular blood drive at most Catholic Churches to help the need for whole blood.
A blood bank is for people to donate blood and to receive blood that people donated to get blood transfusions.
Yes. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) accept blood transfusions and any other modern medical procedures. Medical treatment choices are made by the individual patient, not the Church. Jehovah's Witnesses do not accept blood transfusions.
In whole blood transfusions... yes, but only a small amount. Red blood cells have no nuclei and therefore only mitochondrial DNA; white cells have nuclei but are present in much smaller numbers.
The patient is resuscitated and stabilized with blood transfusions and intravenous fluids to restore the fluid and electrolyte balance.
No. Blood transfusions are not an acceptable medical treatment for anyone who is a JW. One can receive treatments and surgery that are blood free and perfectly safe. == Blood transfusions for Jehovah's Witnesses are now down to personal conscience, but they are widely discouraged. But ultimately this doctine has been taken completely out of context, and other teachings of God are being ignored.
You receive the body and blood of Jesus Christ. As Catholics we believe that there is the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, that it is his body, blood, soul, and divinity.
the cause of a patient's anemia cannot be determined, blood transfusions may be necessary. Medications are prescribed to stimulate excretion or excess iron that accumulates as a result of these transfusions.
You get it by unprotected sex, breastfeeding, or blood transfusions
No they are highly against it; Jehovah's Witnesses only accept non-blood based transfusions and expanders.