National Catholic Bioethics Center

Thumbnail dna credit liya graphics  shutterstock cna Catholics shouldn't totally reject human gene editing – but it still has ethical problems

Washington D.C., Feb 23, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Recent American guidelines for human gene modification have raised important ethical...

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Thumbnail us capitol credit orhan cam shutterstock cna Democrats, pro-lifers spar over Planned Parenthood investigation

Washington D.C., Dec 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following Democratic claims that a House panel investigating Planned Parenthood has found...

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Thumbnail embryos credit andrii vodolazhskyi cna First human embryos edited in the USA. Here's why it's problematic.

Researchers in Oregon have announced that they have successfully altered genes in a human embryo for the first time in the United States, but...

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Thumbnail embryos credit andrii vodolazhskyi cna This new technology could produce babies from skin cells. And that's bad.

Washington D.C., May 18, 2017 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Within the next 10-20 years, a new and controversial fertility technology called in...

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Thumbnail dark lab 1 credit dmitrijs bindemanis shutterstock cna Who you gonna call (on murky moral issues)? Catholic bioethicists

Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 4, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- What would you do if you're a young medical student who was told that you must...

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Thumbnail surgery credit megaflopp shutterstock cna Why head transplants won't disprove the existence of God

Denver, Colo., May 23, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With plans for the first human head transplant surgery looming in the next year, a lead...

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