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Chinese scientist announces birth of first humans whose genes have been edited

US-educated He Jiankui says baby girls will be immune from father's HIV, thanks to gene-editing tool

Great Britain: Another step towards genetic editing of human embryos

According to the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, it's not "morally unacceptable" to alter human DNA

Why there’s still time to stop euthanasia

So many different types of groups oppose this trend. And there's plenty to learn from the countries that have already caved.

Not everything technically possible is ethical, pope emphasizes

Says that science, like any activity, must respect certain limits

Director of Vatican’s pediatric hospital met with Alfie Evan’s parents

As Italian government grants the child citizenship, and pope sends another tweet, disconnection from respirators delayed again, at least for today.

Women need training in bioethics, says female Vatican official

Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life reflects on how her new job is shaping up.

Pope wants Alfie Evans at Rome’s pediatric hospital

Told director to do the 'possible and the impossible' to make it happen

Vatican official opposes removing nutrition: We don’t need ‘to do death’s work’

Speaking on case of Vincent Lambert, says we shouldn't give up on people and life isn't an "abstract concept"

Parents of seriously ill child challenge court decision to end life support

Last week Pope Francis tweeted his support for Alfie Evans and his family.

Pope speaks to case of little Alfie Evans with tweet assuring prayer

Says he hopes that the sick child can be compassionately accompanied