The Catholic Church has been a consistent supporter of stem-cell research using (only) adult stem cells.

The Catholic Church opposes embryonic stem-cell research,
and supports adult stem-cell research.

By Paul McMullen
pmcmullen@CatholicReview.org

The Vatican is expected to contribute several million dollars to an international consortium for adult stem-cell research, an effort that will be led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.

The Associated Press reported the Vatican’s anticipated initial contribution as being 2 million euros ($2.7 million).

The new venture was announced April 23 at a news conference in Rome.

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Adult Stem Cell Network Site

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