Doctor Uses Cloning Technique on Babies

Ad Feedback

CBNNews.com - A controversial Italian doctor has used a human cloning technique to clone three babies, Agence France Presse reports.

Dr. Severino Antinori said he impregnated women's egg cells in a laboratory through a method called "nuclear transfer."

"I helped give birth to three children with the human cloning technique," Antinori said.

"It involved two boys and a girl who are nine years old today. They were born healthy and they are in excellent health now," he added.

Antinori did not provide proof of his claims but says sterile cells from the fathers were used in the cloning technique.

The Italian doctor is known for his questionable practice of allowing post-menopausal women to have children. In 1994, he aided a 63-year-old woman to give birth.

The doctor sparked more controversy recently after announcing that he would artificially impregnate a woman whose husband is in an irreversible coma from a brain tumor.

The scientifically-birthed children are now living in eastern Europe.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.  

CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!

Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting? Are you facing a difficult situation?

Find peace with God, discover more about God or send us your prayer request.

Call The 700 Club Prayer Center at 1 (800) 823-6053, 24 hours a day.

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

CBNNews.com

CBNNews.com

CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming by cable, satellite, and the Internet, 24-hours a day. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.