Austria does not offer official statistics about abortions. Estimates speak of 30,000 a year.
In Germany, the possession and cultivation of cannabis could soon be exempt from punishment. Yet it is not a harmless stimulant - and endangers young people in particular, say experts.
Turkish Protestant churches are mobilising to help in the most affected areas by the earthquake. Food, clothing and hygiene supplies are the first needs they are covering.
62% believe “science can give answers to all the big problems of the 21st century” but 51% do not see a conflict with religion.
Around 280 professionals, students, and church leaders attended the once-in-a-decade conference. Dr John Wyatt was the main speaker of a programme that included 15 other thematic seminaries.
Iceland and other Nordic countries are among the most dependent. Portugal, UK and Spain double the consumption in two decades.
Doctor and ethicist Calum Miller responds to some of the toughest questions in the abortion debate.
The 4th Spanish Bioethics Conference will give a Christian perspective on creation care, life and death, and AI. “Bioethics is not primarily a theoretical issue to be considered at a university classroom, but a practical reality in everyday life”.
A US patient recovers well after a seven hour surgery. The procedure involves no modification of human DNA.
Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland plan to legalise its recreational use soon. Italy will hold a public referendum, while Spanish and Portuguese political parties are deciding their positions.
The veto of the country’s President blocked a law that had already been approved by the Parliament. A Christian bioethics expert describes the situation.
In the year of the pandemic, nearly 7,000 people died by euthanasia, the highest number since the practice was legalised two decades ago.
In an open letter, priests and other members of the Swedish Lutheran Church say they believe in “a humanity in all the colours of the rainbow, absolutely amazing and infinite in its diversity”.
As India is in the grip of a devastating second wave, Calvary Temple Church's building in Hyderabad has been converted into a 300 bed Covid Care Centre.
A palliative care doctor analyses the recently approved Spanish euthanasia law and its consequences in the final stages of life. “Closing our life properly is the way to die well”, she says.
The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine debate has disrupted European vaccination plans. Spanish evangelical scientists ask to remain calm and be rigorous.
+Q Salud has been conducting training and health care in the country for more than ten years. Now the NGO has reached an agreement with the local authorities to develop a program similar to the medical residency in Spain.
Until the rulers change, and the corrupt system of lax laws lets up on its suffering of people, what are some things the Church in Lebanon and elsewhere can do?
In the midst of the current coronavirus crisis, Spanish evangelical doctors encourage believers to “serve and show God's love in a visible way”.
“No one should wish to die due to lack of palliative care”, Spanish health workers say, while they denounce their “defencelessness”.
The new ship of Mercy Ships will be able to host 800 volunteers to give free surgical care to 5,800 people every year in Africa and elsewhere.
French evangelical experts underline that the controversial Bioethics law that will regulate genetic manipulation, abortion and oocytes preservation, has not yet been approved.
“Scientists are vilified and their findings ignored, while conspiracy theories go viral. Sadly, Christians seem just as susceptible to these trends”, says a statement signed by researchers and church leaders.
A medical doctor in La Paz asks to “pray that the infections do not grow exponentially”.
The search for a vaccine against coronavirus involves historical moral debates. What do Christian scientists say about it?
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