Last article of section "Bioethics"
Here below is a statement form the bishops of England and Wales in support of a campaign to encourage organ donation: *** Archbishop Peter Smith, speaking as chair of the Department of Christian Responsibility and Citizenship, announced that the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has agreed to s...read more
Articles from section "Bioethics"
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
By William E. May A reader from Ontario, Canada, has written to say: "I have allowed my body at death to be given to science. Is this permissible?" The short answer is "Yes," if specific …read more
Disturbing information about late-term abortions and the elimination of handicapped babies was released this week by the British government. It showed that for England and Wales there were a …read more