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Bioethics: Web Resources

Study of the ethics, processes, and people which constitute the maintenance of health for human beings. Consists of the theological, philosophical, medical, scientific, and legal aspects of these issues. This guide is primarily from a Catholic viewpoint.

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  • Google Search Use Google to find church documents by subject/topic
    Eaxmple: "church documents" abortion


Convocate is a database which connects international human rights documents to Catholic Social Teaching.  

The Qur'an and Embryonic Development

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Controversies in the Determination of Death: A White Paper by the President's Council on Bioethics

The President's Council on Bioethics
Washington, D.C., December 2008