Bioethics for the Rest of Us

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Friday, May 18, 2012 - 7pm ET

Fr. Tad Pacholczyk answers:

Is it possible for someone conceived in a laboratory to become a saint?

How do I answer couples who ask: if God is the author of life, and he is still allowing children to be conceived through IVF, why is it wrong?

How do I find a curriculum to study bioethics?

Why doesn’t the United States keep statistics on the number of embryos created in labs vs. the number of live births?

What is the Church’s teaching on surrogate motherhood?

My sister’s son will not have the doctors give my sister a feeding tube -- is he morally bound to?

What is the Church’s stance on genetic therapy for a fetus?

Life Issues, Medical Choices: Questions And Answers For Catholics
"Medical and technological advances over the last decades have left millions of Catholics grappling with tough issues. Life Issues, Medical Choices not only provides answers to many questions troubling Catholics, it also supplies fundamental principles of Catholic thought to help readers arrive at morally sound decisions in those areas that have yet to be settled."