Do You Want to be genetically engineered?

Join us for this fascinating webinar on

Saturday, October 10, 2020

1:00 to 4:00 pm (Central time)

More information, along with registration details, will be announced soon.

This webinar will be led by Fr. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, who holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and a Ph.D. in Bioethics.  After webinar participants receive an introduction to genetic manipulation, they will explore considerations of what is practical, moral, and ethical when it comes to genetic engineering.  There will be ample time for discussion.

To help prepare for the webinar, take a look at these resources.


Ken Burns produced a two part documentary “The Gene” on PBS in April, 2020. Read this interesting article from Science News. The PBS documentary ‘The Gene’ showcases genetics’ promise and pitfalls.

Human Genome Editing; A Catholic Perspective

Article by Fr. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ


This interview is good background reading for the webinar.

Bioethicist Christians Must Make Argument for Particular Moral Vision

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