Seoul, South Korea, Apr 10, 2019 / 10:09 am
A pro-life doctor in South Korea is asking the international community for prayers, as the country's constituional court considers whether to overturn its national abortion ban April 11.
Around 1,000 South Koreans rallied April 6 at a March for Life in Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square ahead of the Constitutional Court ruling on the country's abortion law, which currently prohibits abortion except in the case of rape, incest, genetic disease, or risk to the mother's health.
"We have done our best to protect the life of fetuses. Now we can only pray for life," Brother James Shin told CNA following the march.
Shin is a doctor and religious brother who provides medical care to the the poor and is active in South Korea's pro-life movement.