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Here are some news stories and articles which might be of interest to you. I've posted the opening section, and if you want to read more, you can click on "Read the whole article" to go to the original item. You'll find a variety of things here -- current news, political analysis, opinion pieces, articles about religion -- things I've happened to read and want to share with you. It's your Reading Room, so take your time. Browse. You're certain to find something you'll want to read.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Meddling With Life

by Father John Flynn

ROME - Media stories about new techniques of artificial fertilization are a common feature these days. The strong desire of couples for children, coupled with continual advances in technology, make for a heady combination.
Last Wednesday all the main U.K. media outlets reported on the birth of the first baby conceived with the help of a new screening method that checks for chromosomal defects that can impede an IVF pregnancy from being successful.

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Fr. Phillips is the founding pastor of Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, the first Anglican Use parish, established on August 15, 1983. Not that there is any confusion, but he is on the left, shown in his younger, less gray-headed days.