Medical Treatment / Bioethics

In addition to the literature available below, resources are available in the following areas: adverse pre-natal diagnosis, end of life, and infertility care.

Bioethics Articles

Making Sense Out of Bioethics banner showing Fr. Tad

Father Tad Pacholczyk, Director of Education at the NCBC, is the author of a column called Making Sense of Bioethics that appears in various diocesan newspapers across the country.  After earning a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Yale University, Fr. Tad did post-doctoral research at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School. He subsequently studied in Rome where he did advanced studies in theology and in bioethics.

The articles of his Making Sense of Bioethics column cover a broad range of ethical issues, including:

  • In-Vitro Fertilization,
  • transgender surgery,
  • end of life decision making,
  • … and more.

The Making Sense of Bioethics can be found at: