Cardinal Zen has strongly criticized the Holy See’s provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops with Beijing.
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The European Parliament discussed a new resolution which proposes to add a “right to abortion” to the list of 50 rights in the European Charter of Fundamental Rights.
The European Parliament voted in 2021 in favor of a report describing abortion as “essential healthcare” and seeking to redefine conscientious objection as a “denial of medical care.”
The EU’s only directly-elected institution has also faced criticism from Catholics for its advocacy of abortion.
The Catholic mother of four is the first woman to lead the international body in 20 years.
A Vatican message addressed to David Sassoli’s wife, Alessandra Vittorini, expressed the Pope’s spiritual closeness to the family.
Catholics must resist the imposition of this heartless new policy throughout the European Union.
In addition to describing abortion as an “essential” health service and redefining conscientious objection a “denial of medical care,” the report declared that violations of “sexual and reproductive health and rights” were “a form of violence against women and girls.”
The Vatican prefect described the vote as “a dangerous anthropological drift before which we must awaken our consciences for a renewed alliance to authentic service to humanity.”
The European Parliament voted on June 24 to adopt a report describing abortion as “essential healthcare” and seeking to redefine conscientious objection as a “denial of medical care.”