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Thoughts on Ecology, Human Dignity and the Danger of Technocracy
Interview with Fr. Joseph Tham, LC, MD, PhD, Dean of the School of Bioethics of the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University. Q: What is your impression of the latest encyclical by Pope Francis on the environment? The long expected encyclical Laudato si has generated much interest in the press recently. In ...read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
The European Court of Justice has ruled out the possibility of patents in any process involving stem cells taken from human embryos. The Oct. 18 ruling came as a result of a case involving …read more
The journal Nature announced last Wednesday that scientists had for the first time successfully derived "patient specific" stem cells from a cloned human embryo. The last time such a claim was …read more
Most are familiar with the infamous "Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment" carried out on black sharecroppers in Alabama between 1932-1972. U.S. government health officials withheld effective …read more
When we look around, we no longer see children with genetic diseases -- they are censured, sheltered or, most commonly, aborted, says a neonatologist in L'Osservatore Romano. Carlo Bellieni …read more