The USCCB works to teach respect for all human life and to organize for its protection in the light of The Gospel of Life, especially on behalf of those who are unborn, disabled, elderly and dying. This is the primary resource for the Bishops’ policy and teaching statements on pro-life issues.
Read the following articles on the USCCB website:
|“Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services”|
|“USCCB Official Comments on Final Report on Human Cloning by President’s Council on Bioethics”|
Do No Harm: The Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics
Stem cell research promises great good and is a worthy scientific priority as long as we pursue it ethically. Obtaining stem cells from people without seriously harming people in the process can be ethical. This website recommended by the USCCB.
Hands Off Our Ovaries
This organization is concerned about the adverse effects of bio-technological research and development on women. Sadly, there have been too many instances of coercion and deception and violations of informed consent.
Comment on Reproductive Ethics
This is a public interest group focusing on ethical dilemmas surround human reproduction, particularly the new technologies of assisted conception.
Pontifical Academy for Life
The Academy’s purpose is the study, information, and formation on the principal problems of biomedicine and of law, relative to the promotion and defense of life in the direct relation that they have with Christian morality and the directives of the Church’s Magisterium
|“Reflections on Cloning”|
National Catholic Bioethics Center
The Center promotes the dignity of each human being from conception until natural death by helping those involved in health care to understand how the moral teachings of the Church apply in contemporary situations.
The Catholic Health Association
The CHA is comprised of more than 2,000 Catholic health care sponsors, systems, facilities, and related organizations. It strengthens the Church’s healing ministry in the United States by advocating for a just health care system, convening leaders to share ideas and foster collaboration.