Since the World Health Organization first alerted the world to the existence of a mysterious group of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China, researchers have already developed more than two hundred vaccine candidates to combat the expansion of the coronavirus SARS.CoV.2. After ten months of speedy development, the competition between the various laboratories for producing an efficacious and safe vaccine against the new coronavirus has taken a decisive turn and has resulted in a promising result.Read more ➜
John Paul II Medical Research Institute – Coralville, Iowa – USA
There are several ethical and scientific concerns about “Operation Warp Speed” vaccines. First, most of these vaccines are using an aborted fetal cell in either vaccine design, testing or manufacturing. Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines have received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Read more ➜
Bro. René Stockman, Superior General of the Brothers of Charity
On 22 September last, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith presented and published an important document on how, as Catholics, we should care for people who are in the critical and/or terminal stages of life.Read more ➜
In Banneux Notre Dame, a village south of Liège in Belgium, the Virgin Mary appeared several times between January 15th and March 2nd, 1933 to Mariette Beco, a little girl of 11 years old, presenting herself under the name “Virgin of the Poor “.
The Marian apparitions having been recognized by the Church as authentic (in 1949),Read more ➜
Federal Parlement of Belgium (Photo JGR&BXL)
We learn that our federal parliament wants to legislate again in the field of bioethics. In particular, parliamentarians from several parties are proposing two things, which we think have serious consequences.
First, they want to extend the duration allowed to abort; and extend the statutory period to 18 weeks,Read more ➜
During the annual Symposium of the Belgian Catholic Medical Association of Saint Luke, Dr. Bernard Ars, outgoing president of the Belgian Society and current president of the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (FIAMC) received, from the hands of the Belgian Archbishop, Cardinal Jozef De Kesel, the Holy See decoration Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice.Read more ➜