Looking Away From Abortion

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Everyone wants to believe that they’re a good person living in a just society, but the truth is that we’re all sinners in need of mercy. We can admit this because we know that our admission will be met with a mercy and tenderness that knows no bounds. Planned Parenthood says that the fetal body parts obtained in an abortion go to potentially life saving research. Fetus is a Latin word which means “offspring.” For Catholics, even worse than suffering from a terminal illness, would be knowing that a child’s life had been ended in order for your own to be potentially extended. Read Ross Douthat’s piece in today’s New York Times: Looking Away From Abortion