The bishops believe the rules are a threat to the “new life” that is developing “within women” and indicate that they will not participate in the Ombudsman’s footfall investigation.
iglesia believe that the content of the draft Biological law for the protection of sexual and reproductive rights Threatens the “new life” that is developing “in the chest of women” who decide to have an abortion. text, which Government The law, intended to be approved by the Council of Ministers on Tuesday, considers whether women over the age of 16 can abort a pregnancy without a parent’s permission.
In meeting with the press to submit the report of annual activities, the Secretary-General of Episcopal Conference, Luis Argellohas assured that this is a regulation that does not take into account the “scientific” criteria that regard the fetus as a “separate life” from the mother. Argello speculates that the general orientation of the text hits “a red line in terms of civilization”.
“It is the right of the strong against the weak when deciding to end the new life,” said the spokesman for the Spanish bishop. President of the Conference, Juan Jose Omelahas lamented the lack of public support for “women who do not have abortions”.
Supreme Representative of the Holy See Spain He has also addressed the investigation into cases of pedophilia uncovered in Spain. Notably, he has distanced himself from participating in one he started. ombudsman, “We’ll give him our full support, but we don’t see it clear to enter because we can’t be the judge and jury.”
Both Omela and Argello defended the Spanish Church’s response to the abuses. He clarified that 250 cases of clerics have been referred to the Holy See over the past 20 years and that they are investigating complaints from more than 30 years ago in which alleged perpetrators “are already dead and cannot defend themselves.”
Monsignor Argello has made a quantitative reflection on the initiative Congress To request information about an ongoing investigation. “The fiscal has notified that there are 69 cases open throughout Spain that affect the religious sphere, when a total of 15,000″ are consistent with other conditions: “that the seat of national sovereignty is only of interest” in affecting the Church ” of concern to us”. causes”, pointed to Argello, who still believes that the responsibility of a religious institution is “qualitative”.
The President of the Episcopal Conference has also defended the intervention of Pope Francisco in the war of Ukraine, whose efforts have been described as “hats off”. Omela believes that the Pope is “not the same in condemning the criminality of aggression”, although he points out that the language used on some occasions is intended to “find a solution” to the conflict.
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