Paragraph 2275

2275. “One must hold as licit procedures carried out on the human embryo which respect the life and integrity of the embryo and do not involve disproportionate risks for it, but are directed toward its healing the improvement of its condition of health, or its individual survival.”82
“It is immoral to produce human embryos intended for exploitation as disposable biological material.”83
“Certain attempts to influence chromosomic or genetic inheritance are not therapeutic but are aimed at producing human beings selected according to sex or other predetermined qualities.
Such manipulations are contrary to the personal dignity of the human being and his integrity and identity”84which are unique and unrepeatable.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

26. Who are the principal witnesses of the obedience of faith in the Sacred Scriptures?

403. What is the principle of subsidiarity?

328. What is the effect of ordination to the priesthood?

525. How is one to use the means of social communication?

221. In what way is the Father the source and the goal of the liturgy?

568. What are the expressions of the life of prayer?

294. Why is the Eucharist a “pledge of future glory”?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is Ezekiel’s message about individual responsibility before God?

How important is caring for the dead in the Bible and what can we learn from the story of Tobiah and the burial of the dead?

How does the conquest of Canaan in the book of Joshua demonstrate God’s faithfulness?

What does the promise of salvation and redemption in the midst of judgment in Micah 2:12-13 mean?

What is the importance of Christian discipline according to 1 Corinthians 9:24-27?

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Lessons from the Meeting of Jacob and Esau (Genesis 33:1-20)

What is meant by the statement that the love of God is revealed in Christ, as mentioned in 2 Timothy 1:9?