Last article of section "Bioethics"
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 suggest there is a clear takeaway for institutions whose mission and identity are bound up with Catholic Christian charit...read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
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
By Junno Arocho The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), a research center whose mission is to promote the dignity of the human person, published a set of guidelines aimed to help …read more