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Abortion to avoid birth defects is like Nazi eugenics, Pope tells family associations

June 18, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “In the last century the whole world was scandalized by what the Nazis did to pursue the pureness of the race,” Pope Francis said in extemporaneous remarks to members of the Forum of Family Associations (Italian-language link). “Today, we are doing the same thing, with white gloves.” (Click here for the Pope’s prepared remarks.)

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  • Posted by: Bveritas2322 - Jun. 24, 2018 9:52 PM ET USA

    A fleeting moral thought in an otherwise morally incoherent mind. It will keep many of his critics fooled for quite awhile, and they will ignore his deep commitment to moral relativism for awhile. But in substance, this is no more of an anti-abortion statement than when a pro-abort enumerates one or two reasons why abortion is not such an "ideal" solution. Francis will still go back to praising prominent pro-aborts.