Pope Francis shakes up Vatican bioethics board

Pope Francis shakes up Vatican bioethics board

Pope Francis shakes up Vatican bioethics board (RNS) Prominent U.S. ethicists are among a number of international experts chosen by Pope Francis for his bioethics advisory board —  a move that might temper the group’s conservative views on sexual morality and life issues. John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, and Ignatius John Keown, professor of Christian ethics at Washington’s Georgetown University, are among 45 members appointed by the pope to the Pontifical Academy for Life. Dr. Kathleen M. Foley, a neurologist in pain and palliative care at…

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