Seven years ago in the pages of this journal, in an article entitled “Making Babies-the New Biology and the ‘Old’ Morality” (Number 26, Winter 1972), I explored some of the moral a
Children have an absolute right to be loved by their genetic parents and a strong prima facie right to be raised by them. This is because genetic parents, by virtue of their geneti
Indeed, the Scriptures tell us that “by their fruits you shall know them,” and on the whole the “fruits” of the new reproductive technologies seem to be happy husbands and wives de
The ethics of parenthood and procreation apply not only to daily acts of decision-making by parents and prospective procreators, but also to law, public policy, and medicine. Two r
Reproductive technologies serve three purposes: they allow women to have sex without having children; they enable individuals and couples who could not otherwise do so to have biol
The ethics of reproduction is concerned with outlining and critically analysing the moral pitfalls and opportunities surrounding reproductive decision-making by prospective parents
When he presents the heart of his redemptive mission, Jesus says: "I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly" (Jn 10:10). In truth, he is referring to that "new" and "
The transmission of human life is a most serious role in which married people collaborate freely and responsibly with God the Creator. It has always been a source of great joy to t