End funding for destructive embryo research, European bishops' group urges EU
Catholic World News - November 21, 2013
The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) has called upon the European Parliament to end government financing of research that involves the destruction of human embryos.
COMECE, which represents the bishops’ conferences of the European Union nations, said that it is “of paramount importance” that the EU cease funding embryo research. The organization notes that almost 1.9 million Europeans signed a petition against the practice. Moreover, the EU standards call for the support of promising scientific research, and embryo research to date has not proven as promising as research using stem cells from adult tissues, COMECE argues.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($16,162 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!