Posts Tagged ‘organ donation’

Silent films awoken with live organ score at Feilding church Comments 0

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

A pair of antique instruments brought each other new life in Feilding. A collection of silent films was played with a live organ accompaniment at St John the Evangelist Anglican Church last Saturday. Read more Related Posts:400-year-old bible found in Palmerston North‘Silent Night’ turns 200Traditional hymns ‘dying’Children flee organ harvesters

Inquiry into illegal organ harvesting opens Comments 0

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The provenance of organs harvested for transplants is so concerning in Australia that a federal inquiry into illegal organ harvesting has been launched. The aim is to help to deter organ trafficking and transplant tourism crimes. The Catholic church in Australia supports voluntary, legal organ donation. In a position statement in which a number of Read more

Catholic bishop to donate kidney to poor Hindu Comments 0

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

A Catholic bishop in India is to donate one of his kidneys to a poor Hindu man, in what is believed to be a world first for a bishop. Bishop Jacob Muricken completed all legal formalities on Friday so he could donate a kidney to a man who media named as E. Sooraj. Bishop Muricken, Read more

Scotland bishops slam opt-out organ donation plan Comments 0

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Scotland’s Catholic bishops have said a resounding “no” to a bill that would introduce an “opt-out” system for organ donation. Responding to a proposed Organ and Tissue Donation bill, the Church’s parliamentary office called an opt-out system “intrinsically discriminatory”. This is because “it denies the integrity of the person by overriding the requirement for consent Read more