Bioethics

National Catholic Reporter columnist calls unborn child 'a bundle of cells'

The National Catholic Reporter has once again proved that its nickname, the National Catholic “Fishwrap,” is well deserved.  On Wednesday, NCR printed a column in which columnist Bill Tammeus (who, oddly enough, isn’t Catholic, but a Presbyterian elder) referred to the unborn child as a “bundle of cells” and questioned why the Roman Catholic Church has exerted so much energy trying to stop abortion, as opposed to the death penalty.  After all, says, Bill Tammeus, “in the matter of abortion, we have a bundle of cells that one day may be born.” On the other hand, in the case of […]
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