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Clinics in Rome promise to save babies who survive an abortion
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.- The directors of obstetrics and gynecology clinics at four universities in Rome have signed a declaration expressing their commitment to use all means to save babies who survive an abortion.

The statement, which is seen as one of the first fruits of the Day of Life recently held in Italy, says, “In response to the chance that a fetus survives an abortion, the life of the individual must be protected and given all of the medical means necessary to stay alive, with or without the consent of the mother.”

Experts assure that in the case of pre-mature babies, “The doctor must revive the baby, independently of his parents, unless it is not obvious that it is a case of therapeutic aggression.” 

The signing of the statement comes as Italy debates the possible liberalization of abortion.

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October 22, 2014

Wednesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

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