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"
Only two weeks remain for U.S. citizens to protest conscience violations found in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services directives for health insurance. The U.S. bishops have asked …read more
Does induced abortion increase a woman's risk of mental health problems? The question has been asked continually over the past several decades with dozens of studies indicating a positive …read more
By Jaime Septien Latin America -- referred to by popes as the continent of hope -- is facing more and more of the bioethical challenges confronting its northern neighbors, including the …read more
Here is a question on bioethics asked by a ZENIT reader and answered by the fellows of the Culture of Life Foundation. Q: Prior to "Humanae Vitae," was the idea of "proportional morality" ever …read more
Germany's bishops responded to the July 7 government go-ahead for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis with a reminder that the selection of a "healthy" embryo always entails the rejection of …read more