- Apr 4, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is creating fear over limited resources for treating patients, especially the most seriously ill, but “this is not a time to sideline our ethical and moral principles,” said the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
As the COVID-19 pandemic touches nearly every corner of the globe, “there are many ethical considerations around resource allocation and the delivery of care for critically ill patients,” said Mercy Sister Mary Haddad, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association.
Doctors working in the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy have launched an appeal in a major medical journal warning the outbreak in their province is out of control.
As the world faces the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, thorny moral questions are arising.
The use of artificial intelligence in science and medicine must be guided by ethical standards that place humanity and the pursuit of the common good first, Pope Francis said.
As the Pontifical Academy for Life prepares for its Feb. 26-28 assembly, the Vatican body announced several new appointments, including Michael Wee, from the Oxford-based Anscombe Bioethics Centre.