The Patrick Madrid Show: January 16, 2024 – Hour 1

Patrick explains the ethical dilemmas of IVF extend beyond the procedure itself, touching on the consequential treatment of embryos and the profound implications for what it means to create life. He also addresses challenging questions and comparisons raised by callers, such as the perceived similarities between the intimacy of IVF and adoption, and a controversial discussion comparing IVF and same-sex marriage.

  • Dave (Email) – If there is no blood relation, does a grandparent have any financial obligation to their children’s children?
  • Lorrie (Email) – Why does the Apostle’s Creed state that Jesus went directly to Heaven and then went to hell for three days? (10:47)
  • Joe – The English bible says that God separated the light from the darkness but in the Hebrew bible there are two separations light from light and dark from dark. Why is there this discrepancies?
  • Joseph – What is the theology behind IVF being bad? (25:21)
  • Patrick responds to a couple of emails about IVF
  • Sarah – IVF can end up with a lot of extra embryos, but adoption doesn’t have that problem.
  • Patrick reads from and shares what the Catholic Catechism has to say about IVF (42:27)
  • Josh 13-years-old – What happens to the souls of the babies on ice from IVF?
Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.