A researcher in Australia says she has found a way to fertilize ova without the use of sperm. Dr. Orly Lacham-Kaplan, from Monash University in Melbourne told the BBC that her team had been able to successfully fertilize mice eggs in lab cultures using other cells in the body known as somatic cells.

Human Life International has announced the appointment of Fred J. Turek as the organization’s new executive vice president. For 28 years he worked for the Mobil Corporation handling financial, operational, managerial and strategic planning activities at the local, regional and international corporate levels. Upon his retirement, Turek became president/CEO of An Educated Choice, Inc. (AECI), a pro-life chastity educational corporation, in addition to serving in other areas related to his Catholic faith and to pro-life interests.