Position of the Catholic Medical Association on Cloning

In the love between husband and wife, God creates children to be reared and educated by the parents. This is the norm. Any deviation from normalcy could interfere with God’s plans for children at His choice. Any technology, which seeks to create human life outside the normative conjugal act of husband and wife, is immoral precisely because it circumvents God’s plan for generation of the human person. Read

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New Research May Point to Moral Procedure for Obtaining Pluripotent Stem Cells

Scientists at Harvard have turned ordinary human skin cells into embryonic-like stem cells – known as pluripotent stem cells – using a new reprogramming process. The scientists’ findings are set to be published in the next edition of the journal Science and if the method proves successful it may pave the way for production of pluripotent stem cells without destroying human embryos. Two prominent opponents of embryo-destructive research say that the new procedure is not without problems but both agreed the findings represent a step in the direction of ethical stem cell research. Read

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