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Scientist Make Cloned Stem Cells from Adult Cells

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

Embryonic Stem Cell Debate

Majority of catholic priests unhappy with missal changes

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

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President Obama, Pope Francis Meet for First Time

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

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"A Petition to the Canadian Bishops" [for the withdrawal of the Winnipeg Statement], December 2003. By Monsignor Vincent Foy

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I sent  this letter to a number of bishops in Canada in December of 2003.  It was never published.

A Petition to the Canadian Bishops… 525 more words

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