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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 "Life Issues"
Bringing science and faith together in service to the elderly and to those in need of palliative care will be at the core of a Vatican conference next month. With the official theme: “ …read more
Women who have had an abortion and all those who have carried it out or encouraged it will be able to have their excommunication remitted without the need for an appeal, if they go on …read more
On February 6 the nine judges of the Canadian Supreme Court legalized euthanasia in a unanimous decision, reversing a previous 1994 ruling. The move continued a tendency towards judicial …read more
This week, the European Court of Human Rights condemned Italy for removing a child from a couple who bought him for 49,000 euro, and Italy was condemned to pay 30,000 euros damages. In March …read more
OnTuesday the House of Commons voted 382-128 to allow the creation of embryos with DNA from two women and one man. The technique is designed for women who have mitochondrial diseases, which …read more