- Oct 23, 2020
“Research, whether in academia or industry, requires unwavering attention to moral issues if it is to be an instrument which safeguards human life and the dignity of the person.”
This week the Vatican is hosting its third conference on stem cell research, seeking to promote therapies based on adult stem cells, which the Catholic Church supports, rather than the use of embryos, and also to make sure cutting-edge medical technology is available to the poor and the young.
While his music and performances were at times raunchy, his music sometimes had Christian-inspired overtones.
May a good Roman Catholic get a nose job? What about a tummy tuck? Or a breast enhancement? Does the tradition of Pope Francis, which has been getting such enthusiastic attention lately, have wisdom to offer about cosmetic surgery? The Church’s official catechism cautions believers not to “idolize physical perfection,”
ROME — Pope Francis has called on all spheres of society, including the Catholic Church, to promote the empowerment of women without diminishing the central role they play in family life. “You cannot forget the irreplaceable role of women in the family,” the pope said Saturday. “The qualities of delicacy,