Stem Cell Research: An Orthodox Response

Written By: on Nov 1st, 2009 and filed under Articles, Youth And Faith.

research, or Stem Cells from the Amniotic fluid, or normal skin cells that can be reprogrammed to an embryonic state. Science has now advanced to the level of producing a stem cell from almost any other human cell instead of using embryos as needed previously, albeit the risk of tumorigenesis remains to be determined. These are the ways which do not harm the existence of the crown of creation by God.

And in this very context that we have to review the move by President Obama, who signed the release of federal funding into embryonic stem cell research on 9th of March this year.

Email: Fr. Dr. Jacob Mathew at jacmathew@hotmail.com

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1 Response for “Stem Cell Research: An Orthodox Response”

  1. Suraj Iype says:

    Excellent article from Fr Dr Mathew which really underlines the teaching of the Orthodox Church on the rights of unborn children .

    This article was a real pleasure to read.

    Suraj Iype

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