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Fr. Tad Pacholczyk

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Fr. Tad Pacholczyk is a priest of the Diocese of Fall River, MA, and the director of education for the National Catholic Bioethics Center. He has earned undergraduate degrees in philosophy, biochemistry, molecular cell biology, and chemistry, and holds a doctorate in neuroscience from Yale University.

He has testified before members of the Massachusetts and Wisconsin state legislatures and has participated in roundtable discussions on stem cells, cloning, and other biotechnologies throughout the United States and Canada.

 

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