Tag: Bioethics

Embryohood, Childhood, Personhood
Ethics, Religion and Science

Embryohood, Childhood, Personhood

The Orthodox Church has generally taken a pro-life stand with regard to life in the womb, but the Church has not officially commented on embryos that remain in the test-tube or in freezers as “leftovers” following the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedure. For the Church, the personhood and the ensoulment of the embryo have been…

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