The Catholic Church, i.e. Church of Christ, has always held abortion at all stages to be the destruction of an innocent life. Long before science had “proven” it, the Church saw that life truly began at the moment of conception. Because it is a full person, he/she is to be protected from conception. I used various authorities of Scripture, Tradition and Canon Law to reaffirm that ALL CHRISTIANS MUST REJECT ABORTION. To support it, to have one, or to perform one is a heinous abomination.
The song in the background is the Illatio from the Mozarabic Rite Liturgy.
http://www.romereports.com After the general audience, Pope Benedict XVI was greeted by Pakistan’s Minister of State for Harmony, Akram Gill.
There is no basis for claiming a “right to abortion” in international law, a human rights lawyer explained at a major pro-life summit held in Brazil from Nov. 3-6. “This is (the) strategy of the opposition — manipulate the truth by claiming that there is a global right to abortion and repeat it over and over again,” said Piero A. Tozzi, senior legal council at the Alliance Defense Fund, in a speech to Human Life International’s Second International Congress for Truth and Life. Read the full story here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/global-right-to-abortion-rejected-at-brazilian-pro-life-conference/
Pope Benedict XVI told the German parliament Sept. 22 that the country’s Nazi past highlights the dangers of power divorced from an objective morality rooted in the natural law. Read the full story here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-says-nazis-showed-danger-of-power-divorced-from-natural-law/
The U.S. Catholic Bishops’ film series on the purposes of true marriage.
For more information visit the U.S. Bishops’ site for marriage: http://www.usccb.org/defenseofmarriage/
They’re FAQ section covers the complex issues about the topic of traditional marriage here: http://www.usccb.org/defenseofmarriage/faqs.shtml