Comunicado de prensa (CONFERENCIA EPISCOPAL): Cardenal O'Malley: La obra de Planned Parenthood refleja la "cultura del descarte" criticada por el Papa Francisco

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Julio 29, 2015)—Cardenal Seán O'Malley, Gorra OFM., arzobispo de Boston y presidente del Comité de Actividades Pro-Vida de los EE.UU.. Conferencia de obispos católicos (CONFERENCIA EPISCOPAL), Respondió, Julio 29, to recent videos showing leaders from Planned Parenthood discussing the provision of fetal organs, tejidos, and body parts from their abortion clinics.

Full text of Cardinal O’Malley’s statement follows:

Pope Francis has called abortion the product of a “widespread mentality of profit, the throwaway culture, which has today enslaved the hearts and minds of so many.” The recent news stories concerning Planned Parenthood direct our attention to two larger issues involving many institutions in our society. The first is abortion itself: a direct attack on human life in its most vulnerable condition. The second is the now standard practice of obtaining fetal organs and tissues through abortion. Both actions fail to respect the humanity and dignity of human life. This fact should be the center of attention in the present public controversy.

If the Planned Parenthood news coverage has caused anyone to experience revived trauma from their own involvement in abortion, be assured that any and all persons will be welcomed with compassion and assistance through the Church’s post-abortion healing ministry, Project Rachel. If you or someone you know would like confidential, nonjudgmental help, por favor visite www.projectrachel.com.

Palabras clave: Papa Francis, Cardenal O'Malley, CONFERENCIA EPISCOPAL, Obispos católicos, favor de la vida, aborto, Paternidad Planificada, throw-away culture, Project Rachel, post-abortion healing

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