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  • Artificial wombs: Assisting or replacing?

    Artificial wombs: Assisting or replacing?

    • May 11, 2017

    Technology is advancing in the area of ‘ectogenesis’: The ability for a baby to develop outside of the womb. Although the technology could eventually be helpful for a baby born very premature and at real risk of death, there is a danger of forgetting pregnancy is a core aspect of motherhood that grounds each of us socially in the world into which we are born.

  • Pope Francis visits neonatal unit as part of year of mercy

    Pope Francis visits neonatal unit as part of year of mercy

    • Sep 16, 2016

    On Friday, Pope Francis visited a neonatal hospital unit and a hospice for the terminally ill, stressing the dignity of human life from conception to natural death. The Sept. 16 visit is the latest in the Pope’s “Mercy Friday” initiatives, to spend time with various groups each month during the Jubilee of Mercy.

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