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Offline authio

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Orthodox stance on embryo research
« on: July 18, 2006, 05:13:07 PM »
Anyone know what the Church's stance on embryo research is?

I don't really understand what it is.....
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Re: Orthodox stance on embryo research
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2006, 05:20:23 PM »
Anyone know what the Church's stance on embryo research is?

I don't really understand what it is.....

I would respond but I dont really want to spark an american politics debate, which any response to this inherently will...perhaps you should post it in the politics forum.

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Re: Orthodox stance on embryo research
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2006, 05:28:49 PM »
I don't know that there is one yet. We might be a couple decades or more, much more ahead of any opinion, given the Church's silence on many other social, bioethics issues. Thge GOAA website lists many issues with un-official content, but this is not directly addressed. What does your heart tell you?

Although with the questions as to how this is semi-analogous to abortive contraception, I could be surprised.
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2006, 05:29:34 PM »
Oops, too late! It's good question anyway; don't worry.
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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2006, 05:30:50 PM »
It's a good question and could spark a good discussion, but it would probably be squashed too quickly if not done in the unmoderated politics board.

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« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2006, 05:36:49 PM »
It may relate to politics but they can't ban everything. Asking for a pastoral position is a valid request, IMNSHO.

The GOAA website does have a piece on politics...maybe I should read it.  :-[
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Re: Orthodox stance on embryo research
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2012, 01:39:36 PM »
my understanding of Embryonic research involves killing the embryo, i am not certain this is the result of ALL research however. I would imagine the church would be against this as it is on the same lines as abortion...