Category Archives: Vatican Response

Introduction: How the Vatican stepped in to help Children of God for Life

In response to our plea for help, in June 2005 the Pontifical Academy for Life under the approval of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith sent us their response in the document Moral Reflections on Vaccines Prepared From Cells Derived From Aborted Human Foetuses. Children of God for Life is both deeply appreciative and

Holy See clarifies instruction in Dignitas Personae

For Immediate Release: December 15, 2008 Children of God for Life Holy See Document, Dignitas Personae, Sets Bioethics Standards for Research and Aborted Fetal Vaccines In a statement written on September 8th and released December 12th, 2008, the Holy See clarified a number of issues in biomedical research and their application to family life that

Bishop Robert Vasa: Moral Conscience and the PAFL Document

Moral Conscience and Aborted Fetal Vaccines Reviewed and Revised by Most Reverend Robert F. Vasa, Catholic Medical Association Spiritual Advisor Bishop of the Diocese of Baker, Oregon “Deep within his conscience man discovers a law which he has not laid upon himself but which he must obey.  Its voice, ever calling him to love and

Colorado Right To Life Takes on Campaign

For Immediate Release, October 3, 2005 Contact:  Debi Vinnedge, Children of God for Life (727) 584-3332, Email: debi@cogforlife.org Leslie Hanks, Colorado Right to Life 303 364-2138 or 720 394-8946   CRTL Delegates Sign Resolution Denouncing Aborted Fetal Vaccines   (Denver, Co)  Children of God for Life and Colorado Right to Life announced today the approval

National Catholic Register on Vatican Statement

National Catholic Register Volume 81  No. 33             Vatican News            Aug. 21-27, 2005 Vatican Issues Guidelines on Use of Abortion-Derived Vaccines By  REGISTER STAFF VATICAN CITY – The ques­tion of the morality of using vaccines derived from tissues obtained through abortions is a delicate one. It took more than two years for the Vatican to frame a reply

Fr Stephen Torraco on Vatican Statement

OVERCOMING “TUNNEL VISION”: THE PONTIFICAL ACADEMY FOR LIFE ON VACCINES PREPARED FROM CELLS DERIVED FROM ABORTED HUMAN FETUSES Rev. Stephen F. Torraco, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Theology, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts EWTN Board of Experts, Catholic Questions and Answers, Moral Theology In its recent document on vaccines prepared from cells derived from aborted human fetuses,

Vatican Official Clarifies His Position

Vatican Official Clarifies His Position Regarding Vaccine Statements to CNS For Immediate Release: August 3, 2005 Children of God for Life Contact: Debi Vinnedge (727) 584-3332 (Largo, FL) Msgr Jacques Suaudeau of the Pontifical Academy for the Family has clarified what was meant by the recent Vatican statement, completely contradicting the July 26, 2005 CNS

CNS Undermines Vatican – Retraction Demanded

For Immediate Release, Monday July 25, 2005 Contact:  Debi Vinnedge 727 584-3332 (Largo, FL) In response to an article put out by Catholic News Service regarding a recent Vatican statement on using aborted fetal cell line vaccines, Children of God for Life accused the agency of both irresponsible coverage and dishonest reporting of the statements they claimed