What is Catholic Church teaching on organ donation?

By Catholic News Service What is the Catholic Church’s position on donating body parts for medical science? The answer can be divided into two parts: post-mortem transplants and those from living donors. Gifts from a donor who has clearly died, either to a living recipient or to scientific research, is …

Putting faith into practice is St. Luke Guild conference theme

The St. Luke Guild of East Tennessee and the Diocese of Knoxville’s Office of Health Services sponsored a conference for medical professionals on Sept. 20 that dealt with putting faith into practice as it relates to medical science. Dr. John M. Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center, delivered …