Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill Parish Resource Pack


With the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill currently passing through the UK Parliament, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has sent out a resource pack to parishes to raise awareness about the Bill and to help Catholics pro-actively respond to it.

The parish resource pack highlights Church teaching and looks at the ethical considerations of elements like hybrid embryos, stem cell research, the welfare of the child and the Bill’s possible impact on abortion legislation.

Covering letter from Archbishop Smith to parish priests 103.30 kB

One-page parish briefing document 107.52 kB

HFE parish briefing pack 99.19 kB

Flyer: public meetings 1 123.86 kB

Majority of Peers oppose use of human embryos; Lord Alton calls for Hunt Test to be put into law

Survey of Members of the House of Lords (Dec 07) 47.47 kB

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