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At UN, US blasts Catholic resistance to population programs

April 15, 2011

American diplomats working at the UN are working energetically to impose family-planning programs on poor countries, and denouncing the forces--led by the Catholic Church--that resist such programs.

The Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute reports on the conflict:

On the one side are rich countries demanding poor countries reduce their fertility rates, and on the other, the poor countries saying they need higher fertility rates for not just development, but survival.


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  • Posted by: kmbold - Apr. 15, 2011 10:26 PM ET USA

    When this came up before Pope John Paul appealed to the Muslims to join in defeating this atrocity. To whom will Pope Benedict appeal?