Stem Cell

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"I want to have children with you."

This simple, but meaningful phrase conveys in seven words the deep trust, love, and faith a Catholic married couple have in and for each other. But the desire for children is frequently thwarted by infertility. This brief statement in question-and-answer format seeks to respond to current issues in reproductive technology-some that offer great hope, others that pose moral problems-and help Catholic couples fulfill their procreative potential and build a family.

Product Code: 7-094 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-094-5

Pages: 20

Package: 10 Booklet  
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20 
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4" X 9" Inches 
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On Embryonic Stem Cell Research

by USCCB Publishing
$12.95

The Catholic Church “appreciates and encourages the progress of the biomedical sciences which open up unprecedented therapeutic prospects” (Pope Benedict XVI, Address of January 31, 2008). At the same time, it affirms that true service to humanity begins with respect for each and every human life. This brochure provides insight about stem cell research based on the teachings of the Catholic Church. As believers who recognize each human life as the gift of an infinitely loving God, we insist there is no human being, however small or seemingly insignificant, who does not matter to God - hence there is no one too weak or small to concern us.

Product Code: 7-044 
ISBN: 
978-1-60137-044-0

Pages: 8

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The stem cell debate is filled with controversy and confusion. Some scientists, politicians, and biotechnology companies are pressing hard for public approval and funding for embryonic stem cell research. But this research entails killing live human embryos. Sometimes it requires using the cloning technique that produced "Dolly" the sheep to mass-produce human embryos, so they can be destroyed for their stem cells. Is there an ethical way to benefit from stem cell research without harming human life?

Stem Cell Research: Finding Cures We Can All Live With offers a clear overview of the key scientific and ethical issues involved. It features patients and nationally recognized experts, including:

  • Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, PhD, expert in genetics and bioethics
  • David Hess, MD, prominent neurologist and adult stem cell researcher
  • Jennifer Lahl, BSN, MA, nurse, ethicist, and advocate for women's health
  • Stephanie Miller, heart patient treated with her own adult stem cells

Learn about a new way to "reprogram" ordinary adult cells to have all the valued properties of embryonic stem cells. See why stem cells from adult tissues and umbilical cord blood are leading to ethical cures and treatments. Rediscover why people of conscience oppose cloning and destroying human embryos, while supporting promising research we can all live with.

Product Code: 7-058 Binding Information: DVD video 15.00 Min 
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Stem Cells and Hope for Patients

by USCCB Publishing
$21.95

Neurobiology researcher, Maureen L. Condic, Ph.D., explains why the real hope for cures lies in adult stem cell research, not research that kills embryonic humans. From a series of six pamphlets in the 2008-09 Respect Life Program.

Product Code: C0841 Package: 100 8-panel brochure  
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