Thumbnails of Figures Introduction Verruca warts are proliferative foci of epithelial keratinocytes infected with human papillomaviruses HPVsDNA viruses which replicate in epithelial cells. Because papillomaviruses are specialized for replication in external epithelia, infections are limited in scope to skin and mucosal surfaces exposed to the external environment HPV electron micrograph. Over 70 distinct human papillomavirus types are currently recognized.
Pro-life But responsibility likewise falls on the legislators who have promoted and approved abortion laws, and, to the extent that they have a say in the matter, on the administrators of the health-care centers where abortions are performed.
In this sense abortion goes beyond the responsibility of individuals and beyond the harm done to them, and takes on a distinctly social dimension. It is a most serious wound inflicted on society and its culture by the very people who ought to be societys promoters and defenders. When a parliamentary or social majority decrees that it is legal, at least under certain conditions, to kill unborn human life, is it not really making a tyrannical decision with regard to the weakest and most defenseless of human beings?
Laws which legitimize the direct killing of innocent human beings through abortion or euthanasia are in complete opposition to the inviolable right to life proper to every individual; they thus deny the equality of everyone before the law.
The law is not the only means of protecting life, but it plays a key and often decisive role in affecting both human behavior and thinking. Those called to civil leadership, as Pope John Paul II reminds us, "have a duty to make courageous choices in support of life, especially through legislative measures.
A society lacks solid foundations when, on the one hand, it asserts values such as the dignity of the person, justice and peace, but then, on the other hand, radically acts to the contrary by allowing or tolerating a variety of ways in which human life is devalued and violated, especially where it is weak or marginalized.
Only respect for life can be the foundation and guarantee of the most precious and essential goods of society, such as democracy and peace.
Above all, the common outcry, which is justly made on behalf of human rights-for example, the right to health, to home, to work, to family, to culture- is false and illusory if the right to life, the most basic and fundamental right and the condition for all other personal rights, is not defended with maximum determination.
In the context of a civilization of use, woman can become an object for man, children a hindrance to parents, the family an institution obstructing the freedom of its members.
To be convinced that this is the case, one need only look at certain sexual education programmes introduced into the schools, often notwithstanding the disagreement and even the protests of many parents; or pro-abortion tendencies which vainly try to hide behind the so-called "right to choose" " pro-choice" on the part of both spouses, and in particular on the part of the woman.
We call on them to reflect on the grave contradiction of assuming public roles and presenting themselves as credible Catholics when their actions on fundamental issues of human life are not in agreement with Church teaching. No public official, especially one claiming to be a faithful and serious Catholic, can responsibly advocate for or actively support direct attacks on innocent human life.
As is true of leaders in all walks of life, no political leader can evade accountability for his or her exercise of power Evangelium Vitae, Those who justify their inaction on the grounds that abortion is the law of the land need to recognize that there is a higher law, the law of God.
No human law can validly contradict the Commandment: A Challenge to American Catholicsno. Living the Gospel of Life: He has other goods and some are more precious, but this one is fundamental - the condition of all the others.
Hence it must be protected above all others.
It does not belong to society, nor does it belong to public authority in any form to recognize this right for some and not for others: It is not recognition by another that constitutes this right.
This right is antecedent to its recognition; it demands recognition and it is strictly unjust to refuse it. For us abortion is of overriding concern because it negates two of our most fundamental moral imperatives: Resolution on Abortion Among important issues involving the dignity of human life with which the Church is concerned, abortion necessarily plays a central role.
Abortion, the direct killing of an innocent human being, is always gravely immoral The Gospel of Life, no. It is imperative that those who are called to serve the least among us give urgent attention and priority to this issue of justice.
Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities: A Campaign in Support of LifeIntroduction It is true that it is not the task of the law to choose between points of view or to impose one rather than another.
But the life of the child takes precedence over all opinions. One cannot invoke freedom of thought to destroy this life The role of law is not to record what is done, but to help in promoting improvement. It is at all times the task of the State to preserve each person's rights and to protect the weakest.
In order to do so the State will have to right many wrongs. The law is not obliged to sanction everything, but it cannot act contrary to a law which is deeper and more majestic than any human law: Human law can abstain from punishment, but it cannot declare to be right what would be opposed to the natural law, for this opposition suffices to give the assurance that a law is not a law at all It must in any case be clearly understood that whatever may be laid down by civil law in this matter, man can never obey a law which is in itself immoral, and such is the case of a law which would admit in principle the liceity of abortion.
Nor can he take part in a propaganda campaign in favor of such a law, or vote for it.
Moreover, he may not collaborate in its application. For them, as for every Catholic, it is impossible to promote such laws or to vote for them.
It is a question of the lay Catholics duty to be morally coherent, found within ones conscience, which is one and indivisible.I believe that the life we recognize as Thomas Shannon was individualized at conception with a unique genotype (Human Cloning, A Success Story or a Tempest in a Petri Dish?, 2/18,02).
Aug 29, · Myth: Cloning is a new technology.
Actually, cloning isn’t new at all. In fact, we eat fruit from plant clones all the time, in the form of bananas and grafted fruits.
Biological but unnaturally created humans, ranging from "biological robot" to "clone" to "Plant Person".The important thing is that Artificial Humans look like humans, they move like them, etc. by Stuart A. r-bridal.com completion of one of the stated benchmarks of the Human Genome Initiative (HGI)—the attainment of a nearly full set of raw human DNA sequences—is certain to give new impetus to proposals to utilize genetics to refashion human biology.
Cloning is the process of producing genetically identical individuals of an organism either naturally or artificially. In nature, many organisms produce clones through asexual r-bridal.comg in biotechnology refers to the process of creating clones of organisms or copies of cells or DNA fragments (molecular cloning).Beyond biology, the term refers to the production of multiple copies of.
Human cloning (how it is done): It would be accomplished by introducing the nuclear material of a human somatic cell (donor) into an oocyte (egg) whose own nucleus has been removed or inactivated, yielding a product that has a human genetic constitution virtually identical to the donor of the somatic cell.
This procedure is known as "somatic.