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Vatican conference endorses use of genetically modified food

May 27, 2009

A conference held at the Vatican earlier this month, under the auspices of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, has concluded with a broad agreement in support of using genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to increase food production and ease world hunger, reports John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter. The conference report-- which is a purely advisory document, with no teaching authority-- came after heated debate on the subject.

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