Decriminalization of abortion would threaten national identity, say Angola's Catholic bishops
Catholic World News - November 07, 2013
Abortion is a threat to the cultural identity of Angola, the country’s bishops have said in a pastoral message.
The statement from the Angolan bishops’ conference condemns abortion as gravely immoral, saying that life is precious and “no human being can claim the right to suppress it under any pretext.” The bishops go on to say that acceptance of abortion shows “a disregard for the fundamental values of Angolan society.” A move to decriminalize abortion, the bishops say, “radically destabilizes our society.”
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