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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 conscience in promoting a Culture of Life on Saturday at a White Mass for Health Care Professionals. “What has happened with so m...read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
By Junno Arocho A grassroots movement started by several Catholic women has formed in New Orleans in response to what the women say is an infringement on their religious freedom. The protest …read more
Advocates of abortion often insist that it needs to be legal and readily available so as to reduce health risks for women. Some recent studies show, however, that abortion brings with it …read more
Catholic bioethics is not a list of rules, just as Christianity itself is not a list of rules. Rather, bioethics is a roadmap to help us fulfill our vocation to become other Christs. This is …read more
On August 28 the European Court of Human Rights declared that access to pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) must be allowed. The court decision dealt with Law 40/2004 on assisted …read more
Primum non nocere. First do no harm. This edict has been part of medical ethics since the time of the ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, in the fifth century B.C. It is found in the …read more