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  • Pope condemns abortion as product of ‘throwaway culture’

    09/20/2013 7:56:15 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | 9-20-2013 | FRANCIS X ROCCA
    In his strongest public words to date on the subject of abortion, Pope Francis affirmed the sacredness of unborn human life and linked its defence to the pursuit of social justice. The Pope told a gathering of Catholic gynaecologists: “In all its phases and at every age, human life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science.” Pope Francis characterised abortion as a product of a “widespread mentality of profit, the ‘throwaway culture’, which has today enslaved the hearts and minds of so many.” That mentality, he said, “calls...