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Submit a Request

The National Catholic Bioethics Center offers consultation services to individuals free of charge. An ethicist will respond to you by email within 5 business days.

There are 3 ways to submit a consultation request: 

1) E-Mail a Consult Request

2) Online Consultation Request Form

3) Call during regular business hours 9am - 5pm Eastern Time: 215-877-2660 


For a specific time-sensitive question that cannot wait until our regular business hours, please call:

(215) 877-266024 hours/day -- 7 days/week

Follow the prompts to leave a message and an ethicist will be paged and respond to your call.


NOTE: The National Catholic Bioethics Center (Center) is a non-profit research and educational institute committed to applying the moral teachings of the Catholic Church to ethical issues arising in health care and the life sciences. The Center provides consultations to institutions and individuals seeking its opinion on the appropriate application of Catholic moral teachings to these ethical issues. Neither the Center's moral analyses nor any other project of the Center should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a legal or medical opinion or otherwise to engage in the practice of law or medicine, or other health care disciplines.