25th FIAMC CONGRESS

“SANCTITY OF LIFE AND THE MEDICAL PROFESSION FROM HUMANAE VITAE TO LAUDATO SI”

May 30 – June 3, 2018 Westin Hotel Zagreb, Croatia

 “…we hold those physicians and medical personnel in the highest esteem who, in the exercise of their profession, value above every human interest the superior demands of their Christian vocation.  Let them persevere, therefore, in promoting on every occasion the discovery of solutions inspired by faith and right reason…

– Pope Paul VI, Humanae vitae 

“When we fail to acknowledge as part of reality the worth of a poor person, a human embryo, a person with disabilities – to offer just a few examples — it becomes difficult to hear the cry of nature itself: everything is connected.”     

– Pope Francis, Laudato si


CONGRESS OBJECTIVES:

Sanctity of Life in the Light of Ethical Relativism, Secularism, and Transhumanism from Fertilization until Natural Death

Science and Medicine through the Lens of the Magisterium as Expressed in the Past Fifty Years of Papal Encyclicas

The Mission of FIAMC as an International Association of Lay Medical Professionals in the Concert with the Teachings of the Catholic Church

TOPICS:
  • Sanctity of Life and Human Dignity
  • Humanae Vitae, Evangelium Vitae, Donum Vitae, Laudato Si, Familiaris Consortio
  • Science in the Service of Human Nature
  • Bioethics and Scientific Achievements in Clinical Practice – Genome Editing, Germ Line Therapy, Artificial Gametes from Stem Cells, Perfect Baby
  • Protection of the Family, Infertility, Naprotechnology, Procreative Assistance, Ovary and Uterus Transplantation, Gestational Surrogacy
  • Interfaith Dialogue – World Medical Association Policy Changes
  • Organ Transplantation and Trafficking – Legal Regulations of Medical Practice
  • Ethical aspects of Dental Medicine, Laboratory Medicine and Pharmacology
  • Intergeneration Solidarity, End of Life, Palliative Care and Deep Sedation, Prenatal and Postnatal Euthanasia
    Culture of Life, Culture of Death – Waste Culture
  • Medical Education on Bioethics