Crossed The Tiber

An Evangelical Converts to Catholicism

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I was born into the Catholic faith. At 14, I was "born again" and found Jesus personally but lost His Church. After thirty years as an evangelical protestant, I have come full circle to find that He has been there all the time, in the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. I wish others to find the beauty and truth of the Catholic faith as I have found.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Vatican Hosted Adult Stem Cell Conference

Well this news is about 2 weeks old but worth sharing, since it wasn't widely reported in the main stream media.  The Vatican recently hosted a conference to discuss the latest research in adult stems focusing on the new field of medicine called regenerative medicine. The key note speaker was a 2012 Nobel Prize winner, Dr. John Gurdon.
  The purpose of the conference was to highlight the successful treatments found in adult stem cell research and dispel the antagonism and prejudice that is frequently aimed at ASC research. It also successfully showed once again that the Catholic faith is not anti-science but is actually on cutting edge of the latest research that furthers the cause of life without going against the dignity of man.

"To address global suffering, one does not have to choose between faith and science. … These two ideas fit together symbiotically,” said Dr. Robin Smith, chairman and CEO of the for-profit NeoStem biopharmaceutical company and president of its nonprofit Stem for Life Foundation.

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