Fertility, mortality, migration, and population scenarios for 195 countries and territories from 2017 to 2100

Read more. The English novelist P.D. James wrote a dystopian novel in 1992 entitled The Children of Men. Set in the year 2021, the novel describes a world where all human males have become sterile, and children have disappeared. As the last generation turns age 25, societies give way to strange beliefs, unspeakable cruelties, systematic euthanasia, and hopelessness. According…

The aftermath of COVID-19 : Bioethical dilemmas

Read more. THE PASSING OF TIME, and with it, the diminishing gravity of the situation in first world countries, the accumulation of data not yet well evaluated and the prospects for the evolution of all that has taken place, all offer new possibilities for the analysis of the most serious global health crisis in recent…

Morality and politics in times of pandemic

Read more. The world is facing its worst situation since the Second World War. And Spain since the civil war. The comparisons are therefore bellicose. The primary duty is to recognize the gravity of the tragedy and the crisis that is coming, which is already here. Suddenly, nothing is the same anymore. Everything’s got dislocated.…

Bioethicists warn against potential COVID-19 vaccines using cells from aborted babies

Read more. Christian bioethicists in the United Kingdom and the United States are warning against a potential coronavirus vaccine in which British scientists are using fetal cells from aborted babies. According to CruxNow Tuesday, some ethicists are concerned the vaccine being developed at Oxford University is using cell lines that were obtained from an aborted child in…

Assisted suicide in Italy

Más información Assisted suicide has to date been forbidden as stated by article 540 of the penal code.  This decision has given rise to great debate, also because the Court has shown scant regard for the rules of democracy, bestowing upon itself a power which it does not in fact possess.