About the Author

Father Francesco Giordano is Director of Human Life International’s Rome office since July 2015, as well as a teacher at both the Angelicum and the Rome program of Catholic University of America. A diocesan priest and professor in Rome, Italy, he was ordained a priest in 2009.  Fr. Giordano holds an MA from the University of Chicago and a doctorate in systematic theology from Santa Croce University in Rome.

The Frozen Embryo Problem

By Fr. Francesco Giordano / October 21, 2020 /
Cryopreservation of test tube on liquid nitrogen, a liquid nitrogen bank containing sperm and eggs cryosamples

While in-vitro fertilization (IVF) seems to be a viable solution to infertility for many, the consequences of IVF are often hidden. The clearest consequence is that many more embryos than are “needed” are actually formed. The “extra” embryos are frozen in what is known as cryopreservation.1 These embryos can be conserved for long periods up to…

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The “Threat” of the Cultural Revolution and Why It Matters

By Fr. Francesco Giordano / November 25, 2017 /

Speech from ASPAC 2017 (Bangkok, Thailand)   Binary Sexuality and Gender Ideology This semester, I am teaching a course on Gender and Transhumanism. Why the two themes? Essentially, it is because confusion in Gender is part of the larger transhumanist project, so I begin the course with a simple topic, man as the image of…

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