Amnesty Rejects Vatican Criticism on Abortion Policy
(CWNews.com) – Brushing aside criticism from the Holy See, Amnesty International has affirmed its new policy of support for legal abortion.
Responding to public criticism by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican Secretary of State, Amnesty International issued a statement saying that the group “notes the right of the Vatican to hold its views on abortion,” but indicated that it would not change its policy. “The matter of whether individuals, of any faith, agree with or oppose Amnesty International’s policy on sexual and reproductive rights, which includes selected aspects on abortion, is for the individual to decide and should be respected,” the group said. [Full Story]