I was reading a Catholic-made document and it mentioned in vitro as being against human dignity so I’m wondering what the ‘why’ is. Is it the very nature of it or is it because people often put embryos ‘on ice’ so to say.
The following links should help you better understand the Catholic Church’s position on in vitro fertilization. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.
Any advice for someone conceived through IVF?
Fertility Question–what’s licit?
Can a woman donate her eggs?
In doing IVF, how grave a sin have we committed?
Instruction on Respect for Human Life in its Origin and on the Dignity of Procreation