EQUIVALENCE OF THE MORAL OBJECTS IN EMBRYO ADOPTION AND HETEROLOGOUS IVF

Michael Vacca is the director of ministry, bioethics, and membership experience at the Christ Medicus Foundation in Troy, Michigan. Introduction             Embryo adoption is one of the most heated topics of debate in the Church. The reason is clear: over a million innocent human beings are cryogenically frozen and their prospect of survival is slim …

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HALF THE TIME DOCTORS SAY PATIENTS ARE IN A “VEGETATIVE STATE,” THEY’RE ACTUALLY WRONG

According to the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), one in eight death row inmates is found to be wrongly convicted. In other words, there is close to a 13% chance that a prisoner scheduled to be executed is innocent. Advocacy groups like EJI are dedicated to ending the death penalty based on this injustice—the risk of …

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A RESPONSE TO JENNIFER RUBIN: CONSCIENCE IS NOT THE RIGHT TO DO WHATEVER YOU WANT

Michael Vacca with Christ Medicus submitted the following response to Jennifer Rubin’s article in the Washington Post. A Response to Jennifer Rubin: The Falsification of Conscience and the Relative Worldview             In a July 24th article in The Washington Post, Jennifer Rubin argues that there should be a conscience exception to abortion bans.  This argument is tragic, deeply …

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HHS PROPOSED RULE 1557

Christ Medicus Foundation Submits Official Public Comment on Radical HHS Proposed Regulation It would erode the right to life and rollback religious freedom An extinction level event for Catholic health care  Yesterday, the Christ Medicus Foundation (CMF) submitted its official public comment in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposed rule under …

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