[IMG] Fr. Thomas Berg Father Thomas Berg, L.C., Ph.D. [IMG]
...Fr. Thomas Berg was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.He is a priest of the Legionaries of Christ in the Archdiocese of New York, and is Executive Director of the Westchester Institute for Ethics and the Human Person.He
doctorate in Philosophy from Rome's Pontifical University
Regina Apostolorum in 1999.He
specializes in natural law theory, personhood theory, and biomedical issues dealing with the beginning of life.
For the past three years he
has coordinated a working-group of moral theologians, philosophers and scientists in an on-going study of the moral status of the human embryo and the viability of proposed alternatives to embryo-destructive stem cell research.He
has published and been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Crisis Magazine, and The National Catholic Register
.He is co-editor of Human Embryo Adoption: Biotechnology, Marriage, and the Right to Life.He is also a member of the Ethics Committee of New York's Empire State Stem Cell Board.Fr. Berg
is a frequent speaker on a range of topics in the area of moral theology and bioethics, especially those dealing with the moral status of the human embryo, alternatives to embryo-destructive stem cell research, and emerging biotechnologies.He
has appeared on The World Over with Raymond Arroyo, on the PBS
program "Nova Science Now" and on the Fox News Channel's Geraldo at Large. He is also a guest lecturer on these topics, including engagements in 2008 at Ave Maria School of Law and Notre Dame Law School.