Perhaps Dr. Frankenstein Was Just Misunderstood

In the past, we have discussed many aspects of Catholic bioethics as they apply to living human beings, born and unborn. Today, we find ourselves thinking about the human body, absent the eternal soul, that is, a corpse. There is something fundamentally unsettling about a dead body.

Murder for Amateurs

We have previously discussed the horrendous behavior of physicians, particularly in Nazi Germany, conducting research on living humans. Time and time again, history has shown that physicians are not more ethical, villainous or virtuous than anyone else. They do hold a position of advantage over the general public,