Woman who underwent fertility treatment carrying the wrong embryos

Oops. Details, from AFP:  A woman who underwent fertility treatment at a clinic in Rome became pregnant with the twins of another couple after their embryos were mixed up, press reports said Sunday. Italy’s health ministry said it was launching an investigation into the mix-up, which was only discovered when the woman was three months [Read More...]

On IVF: "I believe there is an ethical path a couple can take…"

A father, and committed Catholic, states his case for the Church revising its teaching on in vitro fertilization (IVF).  His story began with a medical mixup, and turned into a moral and ethical quagmire. From CNN: On September 24, 2009, the day Carolyn gave birth to a very loved baby boy, who was immediately turned [Read More...]

Celine Dion's celebrity baptism

This isn’t exactly earth-shaking news — but when was the last time a celebrity baptism made headlines? Details: Celine Dion baptised her twin sons in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 05, 2011. The singer and her husband Rene Angelil christened four-month-old tots Eddy and Nelson at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, in a [Read More...]


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