Politics & Government

July 10, 2009

Obama, Benedict disagreed on bioethics during audience

President Barack Obama and Pope Benedict XVI, during their first face-to-face meeting, spent a half and hour talking issues, including an extensive discussion about bioethics and abortion, a key area of disagreement. The Vatican gave Obama a document entitled "An Instruction on Certain Bioethical Questions," prepared by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, White House aides said.

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