National Catholic Bioethics Center

Type: Organization
Name: National Catholic Bioethics Center
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Renewal for Sterilized Couples

by Father Tadeusz PacholczykAmong married men and women who undergo surgical sterilization through a vasectomy or a tubal ligation, it has been estimated that anywhere from 10-20 percent will come to regret the choice. Sometimes there may be an immediate ... [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Discrimination and human genital sexuality

Discrimination is often understood as acting out of prejudice against persons who differ from us and do not share our views, traits, values or lifestyles. The word “discrimination,” however, has an older meaning as well, namely, to draw a clear distinction ... [Published Catholic Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Catholic godson of woman on life support fights to get proxy back

The Catholic godson of an elderly Brooklyn woman on life support is fighting her Orthodox Jewish family to regain the legal right to let her die.Sylvia Sodden, 78, grew up Orthodox Jewish in Brooklyn but converted to Roman Catholicism when she was 20 ... [Published New York Post - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Priest discusses end-of-life treatment decisions

GREEN BAY — Today’s medical technology has the capacity to prolong human life. For Catholics who want to follow the church’s teachings on end-of-life decisions, this technology can blur those decisions.Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, director of education at the ... [Published The Compass - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jahi McMath--accepting her life

(Paul A. Byrne, M.D.) - [The following Response to "Jahi McMath and Determining Death," Ethics and Medics 39(3) March 2014, was submitted to National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) for publication, which was denied. Jahi McMath, a13 year old girl, is ... [Published RenewAmerica columns - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

FDA weighs possibility of allowing research into three-parent babies

By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Fertilization techniques that would create babies from the DNA of three or four people to prevent the transmission of inheritable genetic diseases are being questioned by ethicists and others who say the procedures ... [Published Boston Pilot - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Discrimination and Genital Sexuality

by Father Tadeusz PacholczykDiscrimination is often understood as acting out of prejudice against persons who differ from us and do not share our views, traits, values or lifestyles. The word “discrimination,” however, has an older meaning as well, namely, ... [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

Disputes over birth control fuel Obamacare fight

WASHINGTON (RNS) Conception. Pregnancy. Abortion. Abortifacient. Those words today are in a rhetorical swamp where contesting religious, medical and political views muddy understanding. And soon the U.S. Supreme Court will wade in. On March 25, it ... [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Jan 29 2014]
First reported Jan 26 2014 - Updated Jan 26 2014 - 1 reports

Avera tries to steer through insurance dilemma

Avera Health is considering a realignment that would let it continue selling insurance under new mandates of the Affordable Care Act, even though those rules violate Avera’s ethical position against birth control.“The Affordable Care Act says you’ve got ... [Published Argus Leader - Jan 26 2014]
First reported Nov 12 2013 - Updated Nov 12 2013 - 1 reports

U.S. Bishops Elect New President

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville to succeed Cardinal Timothy Dolan as the bishops’ next president on Tuesday morning. Kurtz, 67, currently serves as the USCCB vice-president. Cardinal Daniel ... [Published Swampland - Nov 12 2013]

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"We're taking something very natural and we're doing some pretty scary things in the laboratory" Jennifer C Lahl, president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture in Pleasant Hill, Calif., said

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Renewal for Sterilized Couples [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Apr 16 2014]
Discrimination and human genital sexuality [Published Catholic Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]
Catholic godson of woman on life support fights... [Published New York Post - Mar 20 2014]
Priest discusses end-of-life treatment decisions [Published The Compass - Mar 19 2014]
Jahi McMath--accepting her life [Published RenewAmerica columns - Mar 18 2014]
FDA weighs possibility of allowing research int... [Published Boston Pilot - Mar 14 2014]
Discrimination and Genital Sexuality [Published Diocese of Brooklyn Tablet - Mar 12 2014]
Disputes over birth control fuel Obamacare fight [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Jan 29 2014]
Avera tries to steer through insurance dilemma [Published Argus Leader - Jan 26 2014]
U.S. Bishops Elect New President [Published Swampland - Nov 12 2013]
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Jahi McMath--accepting her life [Published RenewAmerica columns - Mar 18 2014]
(Paul A. Byrne, M.D.) - [The following Response to "Jahi McMath and Determining Death," Ethics and Medics 39(3) March 2014, was submitted to National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) for publication, which was denied. Jahi McMath, a13 year old girl, is ...
Disputes over birth control fuel Obamacare fight [Published Georgetown/On Faith - Jan 29 2014]
WASHINGTON (RNS) Conception. Pregnancy. Abortion. Abortifacient. Those words today are in a rhetorical swamp where contesting religious, medical and political views muddy understanding. And soon the U.S. Supreme Court will wade in. On March 25, it ...
U.S. Bishops Elect New President [Published Swampland - Nov 12 2013]
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville to succeed Cardinal Timothy Dolan as the bishops’ next president on Tuesday morning. Kurtz, 67, currently serves as the USCCB vice-president. Cardinal Daniel ...
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