British women in their 50s increasingly requesting in-vitro fertilization

London, England, Jan 15, 2019 / 07:19 pm (CNA).- In-vitro fertilization clinics in Britain are increasingly helping women over age 55 to conceive children because there is currently no legal age limit for the treatment, according to news reports.

“Women have been expected to cram all their life tasks into 15 years between the age of 25 and 40, including having a career, finding a man and having children,” Dr. Nick Macklon, medical director of the London Women’s Clinic, was quoted as saying in the Daily Mail.

“The technology we have opens that up so that they have longer. We believe an

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Pope Francis: What to expect in 2019

Vatican City, Jan 15, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The finalization of a Curial reform process, a reshuffle in some Vatican positions, and an eventual consistory to “refill” the College of Cardinals might be among Pope Francis’ key moves in 2019.
 
As all eyes are set on the Vatican anti-abuse meeting, to be held Feb. 21-24, Pope Francis is in fact engaged in ongoing to reshape the Roman Curia and the College of Cardinals.
 
The first of the pope’s likely key moves has to do with the College of Cardinals.
 
After the death of Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran, there is no cardinal camerlengo

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Le nouveau livret « La science et la foi catholique » est maintenant disponible

La Conférence des évêques catholiques du Canada (CECC), par le biais de sa Commission pour la doctrine, a publié un nouveau document intitulé « La science et la foi catholique». Illustré avec des affiches de couleur, il s’adresse aux élèves du secondaire qui, lorsqu’ils apprennent à connaître leur foi, se demandent souvent si la foi et la science sont compatibles. Le livret peut être lu indépendamment ou peut être utilisé comme document d’appui pour les cours de sciences et d’enseignement religieux.
Le livret peut maintenant être commandé auprès des Éditions de la CECC.
L’information pour commander la publication se trouve au https://esubmitit.sjpg.com/cccb/index.aspx?component=ProductDetails&id=184-967.

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The Vatican: “In the age of robots we must invent new ethical and legal criteria” 

«Robo Ethics. People, machines and health» is the title of the next plenary assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life to be held from 25 to 27 February. This is the first stage in a process that will continue until 2020 when the next plenary session of the Vatican body will be dedicated to artificial intelligence, a closely linked theme. Moreover…

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