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Sapna Tracy, pro-life mother who refused abortion to save herself, dies
The woman leaves her husband and eight children. Sapna was pregnant with her last child when doctors advised her to abort and immediately start the treatment for breast cancer. She received "Pro-Life Award".
07/07/2017 15:08:00 INDIA
Supreme Court allows abortion at the 26th week. Bishop Fernandes: Life is sacred
Judges welcome the request of a 33-year-old due to "psychological harm". The baby, if born, would have serious cardiac complications. Auxiliary Bishop of Mumbai: "God is the author of life." "If people are no longer useful or considered as a weight, they try to eliminate them."
17/01/2008 MORATORIUM ON ABORTION - INDIA
Sr Nirmala Joshi says yes to the moratorium on abortion
The Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity reaffirms the commitment of the order founded by Mother Theresa to defend life from the moment of conception. She recalls that Mother Teresa denounced to the entire world that “no-one, no government, no mother has the right to take life”. To halt abortions: a centre to welcome single mothers and foster adoptions
18/10/2010 IRAN - SRI LANKA
Iranian study reveals abortion increases the risk of breast cancer
The study has been confirmed by similar research in Sri Lanka and the United States. Women who had abortions in the past have 242% more chance of contracting breast cancer. Every pregnancy after the first child reduces the risk of cancer by 50%.
In the Footsteps of Mother Teresa, fighting abortion through adoption
The formula of the founder of the Missionaries of Charity explained to AsiaNews by Sister Jenvie, who for over 20 years worked in the orphanage of Ahmedabad. Protagonist of a miracle, her mother said: "We work well, so much so that today the doctors advise to those seeking an abortion to come to us first."
Indian couple requests abortion for fetal heart defect
The country's law bans abortion after the 20th week. The fetus, now in the 25th week, has heart problems that would require the insertion of a pacemaker after birth, followed by regular operations to replace it. A firm "no" from the Church, which defends the absolute principle of the "right to life".
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