Archpriest Sergiy Filimonov, Chairman of Saint Petersburg Orthodox Doctors Society, Dr. Sci. (Med), professor. (Saint Petersburg)
The commentary states that the interference in the human genome is not an accidental error from the point of view of the Divine Providence. Certain conditions or disorders allowed by God to this or that person as a result of various genetic disorders are connected with specifics of his life and with the nature of love they recieve from others. Different genetic diseases which occur are not an indicator of absence of working capacity and mental abilities in a particular person. Even having serious hereditary diseases person can achieve high results in his professional career or life. Artificial genome editing is rather controversial question, from the Divine Providence point of view of.