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Religious perspectives regarding the ethical issues associated with clinical xenotransplantation

Sunday September 22, 2024 | 13:30 to 16:00
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This session provides an update on what is known currently about religious attitudes globally toward xenotransplantation. Recent empirical studies will be discussed as well as viewpoints from the Catholic Church, Protestantism in the United States, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Sunni and Shia Islam, and Judaism. The session will discuss any barriers to acceptance of xenotransplantation in the respective religious traditions and how these may be overcome.


Samuel Brown, United States
Panelist (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

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