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In 'Memory and Identity,' Pope Calls Abortion 'Legal Extermination'

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posted on Feb, 22 2005 @ 07:41 PM
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Wow 'Legal Extermination' is a great way to describe the act of abortion even in the 3 cases where it 'could be' a reasonable option.

I have to hand it to the Pope, he pulls no punches.........


In 'Memory and Identity,' Pope Calls Abortion 'Legal Extermination'

ROME (Reuters) - Homosexual marriages are part of "a new ideology of evil" that is insidiously threatening society, Pope John Paul says in a new book published Tuesday.

In "Memory and Identity," the Pope also calls abortion a "legal extermination" comparable to attempts to wipe out Jews and other groups in the 20th century.

He also reveals that he is convinced the Turkish gunman who shot him in 1981 did not act alone and suggests that the former Communist Bloc may have been behind the plot to kill him.

The 84-year-old Pontiff's book, a highly philosophical and intricate work on the nature of good and evil, is based on conversations with philosopher friends in 1993 and later with some of his aides.

In one section about the role of lawmakers, the Pope takes another swipe at gay marriages when he refers to "pressures" on the European Parliament to allow them.

"It is legitimate and necessary to ask oneself if this is not perhaps part of a new ideology of evil, perhaps more insidious and hidden, which attempts to pit human rights against the family and against man," he writes.


"LEGAL EXTERMINATION"







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