Last article of section "Bioethics"
Aging and Disability was the topic of the 20th General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life held last week in Rome. With the advance of medical technology, there is a longer life expectancy worldwide. Along with increased lifespan, there will also be greater number of elderly with some sort of disability....read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
Amid conflicting news reports over changes to the one-child family planning policy in China, disturbing reports continue to arrive about serious abuses of human rights. On Dec. 31 the BBC …read more
Acting in accord with one’s conscience is important, if that conscience is informed by the voice of God, says Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver. The archbishop spoke of the role of …read more
Pope Francis has set the tone for his papacy and for the whole Church in the years ahead with three concise points inhis homilyon March 14, 2013: “Journeying, building, professing.”I would …read more
In the context of a widespread prevailing medical and social praxis that endanger that value of life perennially defended by the Catholic Church, it can be useful to offer some reflections on …read more
The bishops of the United States are urging their faithful to take up a pastoral strategy aimed at bringing about an effective witness to the importance of life, religious liberty and …read more