Abortion to avoid birth defects is like Nazi eugenics: pope

Abortion to avoid birth defects is like Nazi eugenics: popePope Francis on Saturday called the practice of having an abortion after pre-natal tests have discovered possible birth defects a version of Nazi attempts to create a pure race by eliminating the weakest. Francis made the comparison in a long, off-the-cuff address to a members of a confederation of Italian family associations. Francis then spoke of pre-natal tests to determine if a fetus has any illnesses or malformations.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines