The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has issued an instruction on certain bioethical questions entitled Dignitas Personae (The Dignity of the Person).
This document addresses the moral implications of a range of “biotechnical” treatments including issues such as genetic engineering and cloning. It argues that many of the latest developments in the field of biotechnology raise serious moral problems for doctors and researchers.
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