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2010-10-06: Vatican continues to attack Nobel over IVF award

The Vatican kept up its attack on the Nobel committee yesterday for giving the medicine prize to in-vitro fertilisation pioneer Robert Edwards, saying he had led to a culture where embryos are seen as commodities.
As a reminder, the Vatican is against any form of assisted procreation, and just about tolerates adoption. Continue reading

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2010-09-05: Allah Akbar gargoyle on the Lyon Cathedral

A new gargoyle was put up on the Lyon cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Lyon, in honor of Benzizine Ahmed, the Muslim foreman who led the restoration work on the cathedral tower. The gargoyle stands over a sign saying “Allah Akbar” (God is greatest) in both Arabic and French. Continue reading

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