A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Friday, August 20, 2004

Practical Problems with Embryonic Stem Cells

"While some researchers still claim that embryonic stem cells (ESCs) offer the best hope for treating many debilitating diseases, there is now a great deal of evidence contrary to that theory. Use of stem cells obtained by destroying human embryos is not only unethical but presents many practical obstacles as well."

Also, "in an effort to provide more information on the Catholic Church's position on stem cell research and human cloning, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is publishing a one-page flyer in a clear, easy-to-read question and answer format.The flyer is entitled 'Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning: Questions and Answers,' and is intended for distribution in parishes and Catholic organizations across the country.'