For the first time, stem cell scientists have derived stem cells from cloned human embryos that were made from adult cells. This brings them closer to developing patient-specific lines of cells that can be used to treat a whole host of human maladies, but at a cost. 1,221 more words
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It’s been more than two years since Catholics across the U.S. switched to a new Roman Missal, the prayers and instructions that make up the ritual “call and response” during Mass, but a new survey finds that a majority of priests still said they “don’t like it.” 611 more words
President Barack Obama gave Pope Francis a box of seeds as a gift, a fitting token as their first-ever meeting provided a fresh start of sorts between the administration and Catholic leadership after years of strained relations. 1,201 more words
"A Petition to the Canadian Bishops" [for the withdrawal of the Winnipeg Statement], December 2003. By Monsignor Vincent Foy
I sent this letter to a number of bishops in Canada in December of 2003. It was never published.
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