Before the December release of Dignitas personae, it had been twenty years since the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) came out with a bioethics document. It is no doubt a good thing that the church moves carefully and slowly on complex matters, but given the radical development of medical technology in the past two decades, a new instruction was...
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