WikiLeaks / Cablegate: US Vatican Envoy is Mouthpiece for Biotech Industry

This revealing cable from the WikiLeaks Cablegate series shows clear evidence that the biotech industry in the USA is using government representatives (USAID and the State Department) to place pressure on religious leaders to change their stance on issues of Doctrine. If it turns out in the future that the Catholic Church supports GMOs, for whatever reason, then we will be in no doubt that, for Catholicism, economic interests override interests of religious faith. This article suggests this is very much in the balance.

What is also notable is that the author, Christopher Sandrolini, US ambassador to the Holy See, writes in stridently pro-biotech terms.

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