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Pope: Abortion, Euthanasia & Abandonment of Migrants are 'Attacks Against Humanity'

Last edited 31st May 2015

Pope: Abortion, Euthanasia & Abandonment of Migrants are 'Attacks Against Humanity'

A civilization whose technological advancements do not seek to protect the most vulnerable, from conception until natural death, fails to live up to its responsibility, Pope Francis said.

In remarks made during an audience at the Vatican with members of the Italian Associazione Scienza & Vita (Science and Life Association), the pontiff decried victims of abortion and euthanasia, migrants left to die on the sea, and other travesties. Progress in civilization is not measured by its advancements in technology, but “its capacity to protect life, especially during the most fragile stages,” he said.


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