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The Biden administration will repeal the policy that bars U.S. family-planning assistance from going to foreign NGOs that promote or perform abortions in the ‘coming days,’ the White House adviser told board members of the World Health Organization on Thursday.
The World Health Organization reported that 180 vaccines are currently being developed around the world, many of which are derived from cells from aborted fetuses.
In his address Wednesday, Pope Francis focused on the pandemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 781,000 people worldwide as of Aug. 19,
Archbishop Jurkovič, the Holy See’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, reiterated Pope Francis’ appeal for potential vaccines to be made available to everyone infected with the coronavirus.
Critics say the U.N. agencies are using this medical and humanitarian crisis as a pretext for pushing the abortion lobby’s international agendas.
It’s the first response from a bishops’ conference to the campaign to utilize the mosquito-borne disease as a tool to promote abortion rights throughout predominantly Catholic Latin America.
Deacon Timothy Flanigan, an American infectious-disease specialist, is in Liberia to help Catholic hospitals address the Ebola crisis.