Mirror of Justice

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

What counts as "human" in the evolutionary chain?

The Church clearly (and justifiably) opposes human cloning.  What about the cloning of animals if such cloning could lead to medical breakthroughs for humans?  And what about using DNA to recreate species that were the bridges between animals and humans, such as Neanderthals?  Apparently, this is not a far-fetched question.


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