August 25, 2014

Cincinnati Archdiocese Freezes Catholic School Donations to Ice Bucket Challenge Charity

(Washington Post) – The Cincinnati Archdiocese has warned Catholic school principals against donating to the ALS Association due to concerns that the money could wind up funding research that uses embryonic stem cells. Archdiocese spokesman Dan Andriacco told the Cincinnati … Read More

August 18, 2014

A Clash of Religion and Bioethics Complicates Organ Donation in Israel

(New York Times) – The sages could not have anticipated that their writings would provide the underpinnings for cultural resistance to organ donation from the deceased in 21st-century Israel. But their definition of mortality, which can conflict with modern acceptance … Read More

August 8, 2014

In Camps for Myanmar’s Persecuted Rohingya Muslims, Kids Show Signs of Severe Malnutrition

(Associated Press) – Myanmar’s child malnutrition rate was already among the region’s highest, but it’s an increasingly familiar sight in the country’s westernmost state of Rakhine, which is home to almost all of the country’s 1.3 million Rohingya Muslims. More … Read More

June 9, 2014

Event: Mapping Out an Islamic Bioethics: An Intensive Workshop

Hosted by the ?Initiative ?on ?Islam ?& ?Medicine ?within ?the ?Program ?on ? Medicine ?and ?Religion ?and ?the ?Maclean ?Center ?for ?Clinical ? Medical ?Ethics ?at ?the ?University ?of ?Chicago CME Credit provided by Association ?of ?Physicians ?of ?Pakistani ?Descent ?of ?North ?America August 1-3, 2014 University of Chicago Hospitals Chicago, Illinois See here for registration information.

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