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Vaccines, euthanasia, organ donation, and much more, today, with Fr. Tad.

Questions Covered:

  • 08:32 - What is the Catholic Church’s current teaching on adopting IVF babies in the form of embryos? 
  • 19:25 - Is it true that aborted fetal tissue may be used in vaccines and we may take the vaccines as long as there is no other option? 
  • 28:22 - Is it true that you are not truly dead when you donate your organs? Is it moral for a person to donate an organ to someone else, like a kidney? 
  • 34:41 - What is the Church’s teaching on transgender hormone treatments and surgeries, especially on kids? 
  • 46:31 - Should we be reaching out to these vaccine companies now requesting that they do not use embryonic cells? 
  • 50:32 - How should Catholics react if it is mandated for everyone to get a covid vaccine in order to go to work or school? 
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