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Jérôme Lejeune
January 22, 2021
The pioneering French geneticist who discovered the cause of Down's syndrome is one step closer to sainthood. In a statement, Pope Francis declared Jerome Lejeune Venerable yesterday, after acknowledging his "heroic virtue" – alongside a miracle, one of the prerequisites for beatification.
October 11, 2016
The Catholic physician's foundation will be given the Evangelium Vitae Medal
August 13, 2015
Noble but self-effacing characters like Professor Lejeune are still around us, not merely in the past
March 31, 2014
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January 31, 2014
The actions of Nazi Germany's doctors should serve as a chilling warning to us to speak out
January 29, 2014
Lejeune would be an inspiring role model for doctors, the medical profession, pro-life societies and geneticists
December 05, 2012
Now the Liverpool Care Pathway, it seems, is being applied to babies with severe long-term disabilities
July 20, 2012
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