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Vatican accused of helping to ‘whitewash’ China’s record on organ harvesting

Bishop Mar Jacob Muricken donates one of his kidneys to save the life of a poor Hindu man

Such a procedure, outlined in the Journal of Medical Ethics, would allow medics to remove a patient’s heart before they died

Fr Whyte says ‘miracle’ donation was proposed ‘like it was a doughnut’

There is much about brain function that is not yet understood and it appears that the medical definition of ‘brain death’ is not infallible

Under presumed consent I am not confident the state would feel a duty to treat a corpse with reverence after death or use it solely to help others live

Church leaders in Wales have criticised government plans to introduce presumed consent for organ donation.

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