Bringing the conference to a close, Dr. Lorna Cvetkovich of the Tepeyac Family Center practice discussed the challenges today facing Catholics who practice medicine.

“In our society 80% of women have been on birth control pills. If you are over 35 and have one child there is a 50-60% chance that you’ve been sterilized, and the rate of IVF pregnancies just goes up and up every single year,” Cvetkovich said. “We have a lot to contend with.”