The Next Big Picture in Bioethics

(Church Life Journal) – What happens if, after about a decade or so, not much has changed in the fight for defending human dignity? (Or, God forbid, things get even worse?) If cultural change is not on the way, I propose that religious organizations and institutions mobilize for a massive, all-hands-on-deck response of our own.

Speaking from my own perspective as a Catholic Christian, I can say that—while the task is daunting—not only does the Church have the international reach to mobilize for such a response, but this work would also be consistent with our history of responding to the signs of the times.

Indeed, in some ways this is precisely the problem that a massive, transnational, multi-millennial religious institution is called to address. CONTINUE