“Campaign for Cures” to Develop an ethical COVID-19 Vaccine

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). 

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Appeal to Belgian parliamentarians on medical ethics

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,

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Prof. Dr. Bernard Ars decorated

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.

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“We, doctors, always have to present Hope”

Waiting lists, financial speculation, depression, pressure to promote euthanasia, surrogate motherhood … The challenges facing doctors today are numerous and, for some, unusual. Aleteia talked with Dr. Bernard Ars, new president of the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations, about living his profession today.

As the head of the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (FIAMC,

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