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Kresta in the Afternoon – June 22, 2021 – Hour 2

Dr Steve Doran explains a new debate on the definition of brain death.


What’s at Stake in the Brain Death Debate?

A proposed change to U.S. law concerning the determination of brain death has drawn criticism from a group of doctors, lawyers, and philosophers, who say the changes could lead to incorrect diagnoses of brain death in patients who are still alive. It’s a very important, yet highly technical discussion, and Dr Steve Doran helps us understand it.  

Dr. Stephen Doran is a practicing neurosurgeon in Omaha and a member of the State of Nebraska COVID 19 task force. He was ordained to the permanent diaconate on May 1 and is the bioethicist for the Archdiocese of Omaha. He is cofounder along with his wife Sharon Doran of “Seeking Truth Catholic Bible Study

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Proposed change to brain death laws draws criticism from some doctors, ethicists

Statement in Support of Revising the Uniform Determination of Death Act and in Opposition to a Proposed Revision

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Kresta Comments: The USCCB’s Document on the Eucharist (continued)

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Vote to Write a Document on the Meaning of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church

Congressman challenges Gomez with Eucharist ‘dare.’ What’s at stake now?

Ed Peters on Canon 915

Why Biden was Denied Communion (2019)

About Biden, let’s ask the right questions well

Canon 915’s moment has arrived

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