‘Disposable’ kids helpless victims of womb-for-rent business

| January 22, 2014

“In our modern world sometimes the idea of surrogacy is distorted. It can even be used to avoid the hardships of pregnancy and to preserve the beauty of a body. That turns surrogacy into a business.” Aleksandr Trukhan, head of the Palliative Care Dpt. Recommended Resources Why the Church Needs Bioethics: A Guide to Wise […]

This is Huxley’s Brave New World

| January 18, 2014

CBC founder and president Jennifer Lahl was interviewed in 2012 for a documentary on reproductive technologies for German TV. Jennifer’s segment, aptly titled “This is Huxley’s Brave New World,” is available online (the interview is in English with German subtitles). We’ve hope it helps get people thinking about (and communicating about) reproductive technologies. Recommended Resources Why the Church […]

Book: Why the Church Needs Bioethics

| January 17, 2014

Editor’s note: This book has many good things to say and is for the purpose of directing our thinking back to scripture. It doesn’t however make conclusive directions for the reader. It leaves the responsibility for ethical biomedical decisions where they ultimately lie, on the shoulders of its readership.  The pace of change in modern […]