• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    7 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

Abortion — 2 VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 02/19/2012

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Abortion — 2

VIEWPOINTS
Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
02/19/2012
What is abortion? In its direct and plain understanding, abortion is the killing of a yet unborn human being in the womb of the mother. The intentional or deliberate murder, slaughter or extermination of a yet unborn human person — this is abortion in simple words. There is someone yet unborn, the latter is still in the womb of his/her mother, yet he or she is purposely killed for one reason or another, for whatever purpose or intent — these are the basic elements of abortion, none of which is right or just.

Again, while yet unborn and thereby helplessly though comfortably confined in the womb of the mother, his or her human life is knowingly exterminated — again, these are the core features of abortion.

It is a heinous crime. It is a gross villainy. It is a hideous iniquity. All these say one and the same thing, viz., abortion is not only unethical but also immoral. Between the virtuous and vicious, the praiseworthy and the condemnable, the glorious and atrocious — abortion is all the latter. To claim that abortion is all the former constitutes the height of irrationality and hypocrisy..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20120219com6.html

0 comments

Blog Archive