Victorian Catholic Archbishop Denis Hart has warned today that Catholic hospitals could close their maternity departments if the State Government's proposed abortion law is passed. picked by muppet 3 years agotags abortion catholic catholicism archbishop hospital proposed
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A nurse is suing Mount Sinai Hospital, claiming the institution "forced" her to assist with an abortion, despite her pleas. "The hospital even exaggerated the patient's condition and claimed the woman could die if the nurse, a devout Catholic, did not follow orders, the nurse alleges in a lawsuit." picked by suebe 2 years ago25 comments edit related share world
Mexicans marched on Sunday against plans to legalise abortion in Mexico City, a move that has split opinion in the world's second-largest Roman Catholic country and drawn fire from the Pope. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago1 comments edit related share plime.com
Pope Benedict today warned Catholic politicians they risked excommunication from the Church and should not receive communion if they support abortion. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago2 comments edit related share plime.com
A Roman Catholic archbishop who resigned in 2002 over a sex and financial scandal involving a man describes his struggles with being gay in an upcoming memoir about his decades serving the church. picked by muppet 2 years ago0 comments edit related share sex
Australian senator and general idiot, Steve Fielding claimed that Australia's maternity leave program could be misused by women who would get pregnant than have an abortion just to earn the paid maternity leave. picked by 2manyusernames 1 year ago16 comments edit related share politics
Italian officials are investigating reports that an infant survived an abortion, living for "a whole day" after having been left to die by hospital staff, the Italian Ministry of Health said.7 comments edit related share plime.com
The "premature newborn ... survived an abortion at 22 weeks of pregnancy," the ministry said, citing "media reports." Pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks. picked by cecilberman 1 year ago
Cardinal Keith O'Brien has urged Catholics to withhold their vote from pro-abortion politicians, calling the practice an "unspeakable crime". picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago1 comments edit related share politics
In the last presidential debate, Sen. Barack Obama, responding to a question about an abortion litmus test for Supreme Court nominees, unequivocally affirmed his support for the right to choose abortion. But then - and here is the part that made my heart flutter, nay, pound - he went on to connect the debate about abortion to the issue of ensuring equal pay for equal work. picked by tundramonkey 3 years ago17 comments edit related share politics
President Obama tackled the divisive issue of abortion this past weekend, urging people on all sides of the debate to seek common ground. But less noteworthy than what he said is where he said it: the University of Notre Dame. The Roman Catholic institution had drawn criticism for inviting the president, whose support for abortion rights is at odds with church doctrine.2 comments edit related share plime.com
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The abortion pill RU486 will be available to Victorian women within weeks. But the drug will be restricted to cases considered clinically necessary because a surgical abortion is not appropriate. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago3 comments edit related share plime.com
“I really am hopeful that eBay can see that once this is up, that it is not a glorification of violence,” said auction organizer Dave Leach, an abortion opponent from Iowa. “If the auction stays up, it will only be because eBay has been shamed into recognizing the nonviolent nature of the items.” Items organizers said were being donated for the auction include an Army of G... read full post picked by cecilberman 2 years ago4 comments edit related share plime.com
Catholic Archbishop Rembert G Weakland: Accepted naively the common view that it was not necessary to worry about the effects on the youngsters: either they would not remember or they would ‘grow out of it’. picked by bornbad 2 years ago7 comments edit related share weird
A state law is forcing the Madison Catholic Diocese this month to begin offering its employees insurance coverage for birth control.0 comments edit related share plime.com
However, a diocesan spokesman said employees will be warned against using the benefit and that open defiance of Catholic teaching on the issue could ultimately lead to termination. picked by cecilberman 1 year ago
A Roman Catholic archbishop's call this week for Saint Louis University to discipline its popular basketball coach for publicly supporting abortion rights has put the Jesuit school in a bind. picked by dollyllama 4 years ago0 comments edit related share politics
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Pregnant woman, set to have twins.
One twin diagnosed with Down's Syndrome.
Woman decides to abort the fetus.
Doctor aborts the WRONG FETUS!
Rome debates. picked by ImNotBlue 4 years ago
A top Italian maternity hospital has drawn criticism from right-wing politicians by replacing crucifixes on the walls of its wards with images of the Virgin Mary so as not to offend immigrant women giving birth there. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago0 comments edit related share plime.com
Indiana republicans proposed a law which would create "some of the tightest abortion restrictions in the nation". Democrats tried to add an amendment exempting cases of rape or incest. The amendment was shot down because the R's are convinced that women would falsely claim rape to get an abortion. picked by NoPantsMan 7 months ago10 comments edit related share plime.com
Breaking news. The Supreme Court upheld the nationwide ban on a controversial abortion procedure Wednesday, handing abortion opponents the long-awaited victory they expected from a more conservative bench. picked by ReBoot 5 years ago6 comments edit related share politics
Some doctors who oppose abortion say they’ll quit their jobs if President Obama repeals Bush regulations that allow health care professionals to refuse to perform operations that are in opposition with their beliefs, NPR reports. A Christian Medical Association report found that “90% of those surveyed said they will quit their practices before violating their conscience.” picked by Bingo 2 years ago10 comments edit related share politics
Eighty books in high school library stacks are corrupting students with tales of abortion, homosexuality and atheism. That's according to a West Palm Beach mother who has appealed to the school board to remove the books from the shelves of Dreyfoos and Royal Palm Beach high schools. [where's that Flordia category?] picked by sholom22 4 years ago14 comments edit related share plime.com