The Vatican hailed the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, but said it is imperative that people who identify as “pro-life” also fight for other critical life-protecting issues like gun control. And “strikingly,” maternal mortality rates are three times higher for Black women in the U.S., Tornielli added. “Being for life, always, means asking how to help women welcome new life,” he added, noting that that 75% of women in America who have abortions live in poverty or are low-wage earners. AdvertisementThe U.S. Conference of Bishops and the Vatican’s Academy for Life praised the Supreme Court ruling on Friday. But the Academy for Life also called for social changes to help women keep their children.
Source: Huffington Post June 26, 2022 05:19 UTC