Though these experts welcomed the birth of the baby, they warned that the new technique destroys other newly conceived embryos in the process of inserting healthy genetic material to address a genetic flaw in a mother’s eggs. In contrast, gene therapy is a promising path for ethical research.
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A federal judge has ruled against a Catholic-founded hospital in Maryland, contending that it discriminated in refusing to perform a hysterectomy on a woman who was pursuing a purported gender transition.
Part II: Patients and health-care professionals alike can be well-served by a deeper understanding of natural-law principles and especially double-effect theory.
Part I: Catholic medical ethicists explain the Catholic tradition of double-effect theory and explore its ongoing impact on medicine and legislation.
Catholic doctors and ethicists today largely echo St. John Paul II in stating that brain death, when properly diagnosed, is not a “kind” of death; it is simply death, period.
An article published April 15 in the journal Cell described how scientists took a blastocyst from a macaque and added human cells.
The document noted that with Pope Francis, the two organizations believe that the coronavirus vaccine needs to be available to everyone, especially the most vulnerable.
COMMENTARY: How do we benefit from fetal tissue research while simultaneously opposing it?
Polish Archbishop Asks English Cardinal to Intervene After Ruling to Withdraw Food and Water from Catholic Patient
Archbishop Gądecki wrote in his letter to the archbishop of Westminster that public opinion in Poland had been “shaken” by the ruling last month that life-support treatment “could be lawfully discontinued.”