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The Southwest Florida Guild of the Catholic Medical Association offered a two-lecture event entitled “Longing for Life: Catholics, Infertility, and IVF,” presented by Father Tadeusz “Tad” Pacholczyk, PhD, senior ethicist at The National Catholic Bioethics Center. The lectures, which took place on Oct. 7, 2023, at Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, looked at both a couple’s natural yearning for offspring and the reasons why IVF is morally objectionable. Bishop Frank J. Dewane provided the opening prayer and remarks for the lecture. The lecture was supplemented by the personal testimony of Molly Hickey, a mother of four from Rochester, New York, who shared her personal journey through infertility, and the difficulties she faced while trying to find an ethically-acceptable way to conceive.

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