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the birds & the bees

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jun 04, 2005

The New York Times, with the energetic, if uncertain, help of a prominent Catholic moralist, takes a valiant stab at answering the old question.

Avoiding the term embryo merely "avoids a moral question that is very much in the public consciousness," said Lisa Cahill, a theology professor at Boston College. After all, she said, those balls of cells, however created, can develop and if implanted in a woman's womb, could in theory become babies.

In theory?

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