Gerald Nora

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Scandal Time

Much ink has been spilled over the abuse scandals in the Church, and Father Neuhaus (editor of my favorite magazine, First Things) has so far produced the most balanced assessment of the situation. Here are the links to his ongoing “Scandal Time” editorials in the past few editions of First Things. Scandal Time I Scandal …

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Reply to "Too Close to Call?"

[Today, I welcome the guest commentary of my roommate Jerry Nora. He finished his baccalaureate work this week with three degrees: physics, philosophy, and molecular biology. He is highly devoted to the study of bioethics, which he will pursue as a MD/PhD student next year. He is former president of the University of Pittsburgh's Students …

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Catholic Reform?

[Here's another post by Jerry. This won't be all, though. There WILL be more. I WILL toss in my $2.50 (This is waaaaay beyond $0.02) some time soon (probably after finals are over). – Funky] Here's a liberal Brit take on the American Catholic Church. Not to minimize the terrible consequences of this scandal, but …

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Stem Cell Debate

The embryonic research lobby would like you to think that every scientist thinks that embryonic stem cell research and cloning is critical to curing diseases. Think again: Do No Harm, named after the first line of the traditional Hippocratic oath (that is, the oath that still has the prohibition against abortion), has great stuff on …

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