The topic of clash più recent è was the resounding case of the girl, a brazilian 9-year-old who, following the sexual violence suffered by her stepfather, she miscarried at the beginning of march: she was pregnant with twins and according to the doctors risked the life.
The bishop of the brazilian diocese where è been the done, monsignor José Cardoso Sobrinho of Olinda and Recife, scomunicò publicly the doctors who had conducted the surgery, but the Holy see, through the president of the Pontifical academy for life, monsignor Rino Fisichella, taken with a hardness of the distances from the bishop through an intervention published on the first page of ‘l’osservatore romano’.
Archbishop Sobrinho was accused of being devoid of mercy and unable to recognize the seriousnessà and of other sins, such as sexual violence.
The divisions, to what he learns the ADNKRONOS, came right into the Vatican, and in paving the Pontifical academy for life, while the associations pro-life american make their voices heard. the
Judie Brown, president of the American Life League, has written a letter of protest to archbishop Fisichella, and at the same secretary of State, cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, asking to clarify the matter”. Note that the Brown is a member, and the note of the Pontifical academy for life.
From his part, archbishop Sobrinho, not only vindicates the choice made, but claims to have from its the majority of the brazilian bishops; also reports, in an interview published by the newspaper the French catholic ‘Present’ and re-launched from the Internet sites pro-life the Transatlantic, that some of his fellow bishops have spoken with monsignor Fisichella about the case of brazil, asking him the reasons for the position taken. the
To them, ” says Sobrinho, Fisichella said to have “followed the directions of his superiors.”
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