Catholic Church to explore benefits and dangers of genetics (CNA)

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2009 / 11:59 am (CNA).- Recognizing that the field of genetics contains both signs of promise and peril, the Vatican is hosting a congress this Friday and Saturday to examine the burgeoning field. “The aim of this congress is to verify whether, in the field genetic experimentation, there are aspects that tend towards - or effectively implement - eugenic practices,” said Archbishop Rino Fisichella.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/catholicnewsagency/dailynews/~4/541838900

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