Loading
Vice President of Peruvian Congress says abortion solves nothing
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Addthis

.- The Vice President of the Peruvian Congress, Fabiola Morales Castillo, said this week, “We cannot allow children to be killed in the wombs of their mothers under any circumstances in order to solve the problem” of rape, because those babies “are not guilty and have no way to defend themselves.”

Morales Castillo's comments were made in response to the Minister for Women’s Affairs, Carmen Vildoso, who said the idea of giving a child up for adoption who was conceived through rape was “traumatic.”

During a recent radio interview Vildoso said the idea that an underage girl who has become pregnant through rape could give her child up for adoption “is another trauma.  The first trauma is the rape and the second is giving the child up in adoption.”

In response to this pro-abortion position, Morales Castillo said the alternative of adoption is valid, “as the baby is given the chance to be welcomed in a home and receive the care of generous persons who will give him love and help him grow.  The minister should concern herself with finding creative solutions to these problems, such as improving the administrative procedures for adoption, for example, which take too long.”

Speaking later about underage girls who are raped and left pregnant, Morales underscored that this situation “is a problem that merits all of our attention, but it will not be solved by promoting and condemning defenseless children to death [by abortion].”

Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Alejandro Bermudez of CNA accepts ice bucket challenge
Alejandro Bermudez of CNA accepts ice bucket challenge
'The Real Albania,' remembering those who fled
Pope Francis in Albania, "one of the most important visits of the post-communist era in Albania"
Pope Francis greets paralyzed man who risked all to see him
Franciscans on the banks of the Tiber in Rome, working for the New Evangelization
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
Sep
23

Liturgical Calendar

September 23, 2014

Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Lk 8:19-21

Gospel
Date
09/23/14
09/22/14
09/21/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: Prov 21: 1-6, 10-13
Gospel:: Lk 8: 19-21

Saint of the Day

St. Romuald »

Saint
Date
09/23/14

Homily of the Day

Lk 8:19-21

Homily
Date
09/23/14
09/22/14
09/21/14