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The Troubles with Transhumanism

Most transhumanists emphasize only the benefits that their movement would supposedly bring to the human race.  Perhaps they omit possible problems because, like all Culture of Death movements, they lack even the most fundamental understanding of human nature.  So their primary problem seems to be not dishonesty, but ignorance. #1. [...]

By |2020-05-27T13:32:00-04:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Eugenics, Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , |
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In Vitro Fertilization: Unnatural Selection

The ethical issues with in vitro fertilization include the many human embryos killed in the IVF process, and the "pregnancy reductions" (read: abortions) that often follow. Ethical Issue #1: An Inefficient Procedure The probability of a single transplanted embryo surviving the entire in-vitro fertilization (IVF) process are unfavorable to say [...]

By |2020-05-13T18:38:09-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , |

Standing for Truth Against the Spirit of the Age

What happened to a Catholic parish in Ireland over the Christmas holidays is a distressing example of the growing intolerance towards, and vilification of, even the mildest expressions of religious doctrine that go against the spirit of the age. Unfortunately, it also appears to be another example of the growing [...]

Trusting God through Infertility

What are good and faithful Catholics supposed to do when they encounter the anguish or despair in life that comes from an inability to do something they desperately want and that seems so natural—like having children? How should we apply our ability to trust to a situation like this? Proverbs [...]

By |2020-05-27T19:56:16-04:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Marriage & Family, Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , |
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HLI Colombia Helps Stop “Baby Factories”

by Gladys Buitrago de Amaya, President of HLI Colombia In 2018, the Colombian Congress presented a bill to authorize the establishment of medical facilities to collect human gametes (sperms and eggs) and to transfer them to women or their sexual partners. The facilities would also use reproductive technologies, such as [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:58:01-05:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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The Catechism of the Catholic Church on IVF

Nowhere else on earth except on a skinny white plastic stick can two vertical lines create such immense joy. What’s represented by those two lines—the culmination of marital love and unity—is the fulfillment of long-held hopes and dreams. Indeed, they often evoke tears of happiness and maybe even a little [...]

By |2019-10-23T17:48:44-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , |

The 7 “Pros” and Cons of Surrogacy

Surrogacy: Some Background Info This article is meant to be an overview of the types of surrogacy that are being discussed openly in the public square, so Catholics may be informed of the types of surrogacy and ethical issues surrounding them. It must be stated right from the outset that [...]

By |2020-05-29T21:25:44-04:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Reproductive Technology|Tags: , , , |
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Problems Modern Gynecology Creates, Then Ignores

  As tensions increase between the pro-choice and pro-life movements, it’s important to remember our objective. We must keep in mind not only that we are seeking life but also that we are following God’s law. There are four main issues in gynecology which directly contradicts God’s law. Abortion destroys [...]

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Artificial Reproductive Technology: Constructing a Dystopia

(Zenit.org) -- Both the 1932 novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and the 1997 science fiction movie “Gattaca” are classified as dystopias because they depict societies riddled with misery, tragedy, and a dehumanizing culture. Both attribute this decline in civilization to manipulations of human genetics and perversions of human [...]

By |2020-01-18T19:36:27-05:00May 1st, 2014|Categories: Reproductive Technology|Tags: , |