African Union looks to abortion to lower maternal mortality
Catholic World News - August 06, 2010
The African Union, under heavy pressure from UN officials and international organizations, has approved a statement suggesting that abortion offers a way to address the problem of high maternal mortality. The statement was approved despite pleas for the African Union to concentrate on less controversial options, such as support for maternal nutrition and skilled medical personnel to care for women during pregnancy and childbirth.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: wojo425627 -
Aug. 10, 2010 8:08 AM ET USA
Rather than work to build health care for the women and train doctors, they have chosen the cowards way out. Train doctors to KILL THE CHILDREN rather than save them. I guess people need sex more than they need children. Pope Paul VI said that "marriage is a long road to sanctification."