May 26, 2009

Archbishop O’Brien, Area Faith Leaders Announce Summer Peace Initiative

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, will be joined by area faith leaders on May 27 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore to announce a collaborative faith-based initiative to promote peace in Baltimore this summer. Dr. Arthur Abramson of the Baltimore Jewish Council, Imam Earl El-Amin of the Muslim...
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NIH plan for embryonic stem cells called objectionable, obsolete

WASHINGTON – The National Institutes of Health’s draft guidelines for embryonic stem-cell research support “a course of action that is both morally objectionable and, increasingly, scientifically obsolete,” the general secretary of the U.S. bishops’ conference said in comments to NIH.
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